Craig Kelly has quit the Liberals, heading off a likely preselection dumping.

It means he is now free to tread on whatever landmine he chooses.

This would actually improve his image

Kevin Rudd has denied a report by former British prime minister Gordon Brown that he had to be “physically restrained from punching the Chinese negotiator” during a climate summit in Copenhagen.

Mr Brown made the claim in a review of a book by Microsoft founder Bill Gates called How To Avoid A Climate Disaster, but the former Australian prime minister has dismissed the suggestion as an “urban myth”.

He would never have done that. It’s too manly. The report is here ($).

 

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