Since when did Australian's require our paid leaders to "show feelings" whenever they make "big decisions"? As with everything, Gillard continues to read the landscape entirely wrong.Julia Gillard has made an emotional appeal for the Australian public to understand her, declaring she was ''the shy girl'' at school and finds it hard to show her feelings when she makes big decisions.
A quote just begging for the obvious retort.She also urged the media to be more discerning in its reporting of the carbon debate. ''Don't write crap. Can't be that hard,'' she said. ''And when you have written complete crap, then I think you should correct it.''
We've seen the decisions, during her career, under Rudd, and as the Prime Minister, and yes, they do speak for themselves. The more she speaks, the worse the decisions look.In her speech, Ms Gillard said Australians wanted to know what kind of person she was. ''I'm a decision-maker by nature and I have tended to let the decisions speak for themselves.