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    Wink Really? A nine month election campaign?

    So it's an election year. But I don't think ever in the history of Australian politics has a prime minister announced an election date of 14 September in January?

    After watching Tony Abbott's new advertisements running on television, I can only think that this is becoming more and more like an attempt at a presidential like campaign.

    At the risk of making this too controversial a thread, do you think a campaign this long is necessary?

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    Mods, feel free to delete duplicate thread ..

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    Default Really? A nine month election campaign?

    I think this is a waaaaaaaaaaaaay too long campaign and yes it is all feeling a bit "Americany"

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    Yes and totally Americanized. But that's what the media wants to do to this beautiful country of ours.

    9 months of spinning sh1te from both sides. I want to kill myself

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    Default Really? A nine month election campaign?

    I agree, it's way too long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misho View Post
    9 months of spinning sh1te from both sides. I want to kill myself
    Thats exactly what I was thinking! After having to survive living with Campbell Newman's chosen electorate in Queensland, I am dreading the thought of another in your face long protracted promise fest again.

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    Default Really? A nine month election campaign?

    Gillard with argue though that it's not a nine month campaign. The campaign will only begin when parliament is dissolved.

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    Yes I think it's ridiculous.

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    Time to take an extended holiday me thinks

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    Quote Originally Posted by wannawannabe View Post
    Time to take an extended holiday me thinks
    For the whole year? Have fun.


 

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