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October 09, 2012


Australian PM Launches Blistering Attack

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard "played her best hand with a brilliant attack on the Conservative opposition leader, Tony Abbott, accusing him of being sexist and a misogynist," the Telegraph reports.

Gillard was defending parliamentary Speaker Peter Slipper who resigned "just hours after he survived a motion to sack him for lurid text messages he sent to a former staffer."

The video is extraordinary.

"Defending the indefensible is a pretty tough job and could still cost her dear. But what she did have was an impressive set of insults to launch at the high and mighty Abbott - which has completely and cleverly shifted the focus of the entire news story ever since."

Here's the video:














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