Open letter to Kim Beazley clarifying some misunderstandings.
Dear Kim, dear polluticians, I really want to know before Christmas, why you are in the Labor Party, and not in the Liberal Party.
I get confused, whenever you utter ANYTHING in public.
Dear Kim, it doesnt make any sense. Don't you, or your honorable co polluticions realize, that standing for the wrong party is pollutical suicide. Or is this your face saving way of exiting pollutics?
Dont get me wrong, I dont mind you bragging about pollutics, just as any other career polluticion does, while there is little else you guys CAN do.
But to say, you are the Opposition Leader is a lie, isnt it, Kim ? We all know that there is no opposition in this country since the arrival of the Tampa.
So why are you pretending still? Come on, set the clock forward Kim, you missed the last boat, be ready for the next boat-RECESSION!!!
By Noisy posted 3 November 05
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