“Back in 1996, John Howard, with his old world, Cold War sycophancy and his determination to distance himself from anything to do with me, set about wasting our relationships with Asia while overdoing our relationship with the US.
His flirtation with Hanson and race, the Deputy Sheriff, the triumphalism over Timor, the silence over IMF intervention in Indonesia, the Tampa debacle, the “we decide who comes here”, have all left scars – all unnecessary ones that will have long-run consequences.”
I still miss Paul. Come back, Australia needs you!

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  1. ernestito says:

    He makes a lot of sense.

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