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Howard Comments On Issues, Incumbency And Leadership In South Australian Election

Following the South Australian election, the Prime Minister, John Howard, was asked about the causes of the close result.

In this extract of an interview with Laurie Oakes on Channel 9’s Sunday, Howard discusses the asylum-seeker issue, Natasha Stott Despoja’s leadership and the advantages of incumbency in what he calls this “less tribal political state”.

Transcript of Prime Minister John Howard’s interview with Laurie Oakes on Channel 9.

OAKES: Well, to politics. What do you make of the cliff-hanger result in South Australia yesterday? [Read more…]