Swan drive

Lehmann, John
April 2007
Bulletin with Newsweek;4/17/2007, Vol. 125 Issue 6565, p4
The article presents the author's opinion on Wayne Swan, next treasurer of the Labor Party of Australia and his ambitions. According to the author, Swan is a pragmatic politician, who is more interested in winning power and reforming policy than recreating the idealistic 1970s. He says that due to his focus on winning government, he has papered over his differences with Kevin Rudd, his one-time friend with whom he fell out over leadership ambitions.


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