Stick to your guns, Julia
Ms Gillard says she is determined to deliver the carbon pricing scheme despite the poll showing 56 per cent of voters opposed to its introduction in July 2012.
“I’ve well and truly got the courage of my convictions and I will be out there providing the leadership necessary as we tackle this big reform,”One wonders if these are the same convictions that had her tell Rudd to dump his ETS and were they the same convictions paramount when she said there would be no carbon tax in any government I lead. I thought “courage of ones convictions” was a long term issue and had little to do with last weeks polls. I think what she actually means is that now she has committed the ALP to a carbon Tax she can’t back down or the polls will go further south. Hobson’s choice really