Thursday, December 27, 2007

Political suppleness unsuccessful

From Wikipedia:

In 1909 Alfred Deakin, the leader of the Protectionist Party merged with the Free Trade Party of George Reid to form the CLP on a shared platform of opposing the Australian Labor Party. It was defeated by Labor at its first election held in 1910.

1 comment:

CountingCats said...

Well, that must have been a real meeting of minds.

So much for principled politicians.

But even so, he had nothing on Billy Hughes.

Welcome back. You were missed.