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Day: September 20, 2016
Julia Gillard has become much hated (perhaps unfairly) in Australia. Has she discredited the idea of a female Prime Minister of Australia?
http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/dazed-gillard-gang-leads-with-its-chin-20110515-1eo7n.html#ixzz1MSMzKRF1 Tough question. Gillard herself, in her farewell speech, displayed a salutary self-awareness when she said: I do want to say the reaction to being the first female prime minister does not explain everything about my time in the prime ministership, nor does it explain nothing about my prime ministership. There was sexist venom around […]