Kim Beazley has betrayed the traditional base far too many times for Labor to succeed at the federal level with him at the helm. Time to fall on that sword, Kimbo.
The internal structure of Labor has to get away from professional politicians and pollmongering.
Just how old is Paul Keating? Could he be drafted- kicking and screaming if need be- back into federal Labor politics?
Would Keating have any better prospects than a Rudd/Gillard leadership?