This is How it’s Done, President Obama

Here is a must-see video of Australia’s PM Julia Gillard tearing into opposition leader Tony Abbott regarding charges of misogyny and hypocrisy. Background here and here, but you don’t really need it. I love everything about this speech, both for the substance of what she says and as a lesson in how to methodically and mercilessly take down an opponent who consistently relies on prevarication and innuendo. How I wish our politics were this pugnacious! Sadly, Gillard is not a supporter of gay marriage, but even on this issue she comes off as thoughtful and tolerant.

This is how it’s done, President Obama. This is how it’s done.

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2 Responses to This is How it’s Done, President Obama

  1. Pingback: Biden v Ryan | Happy Valley News Hour

  2. pt dismal says:

    yeah, and if barry could do the accent it would really kill.

    ptd

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