How low will Shorten go?

Tributes flow for former Prime Minister Bob Hawke

“Mr Shorten said Mr Hawke had two goals last week – to see his step-son get married and a Labor election victory. He made the wedding and Mr Shorten said he was sad he did not make it until tomorrow’s federal election”.

Source: Herald Sun

No-one will be able to verify whether Hawke *did* in fact say that. In the circumstances, it is grubby for Shorten to leverage the sad passing of a great PM for his own Short-term goals.

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