Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious by this daughter of Wales...
There has been a veritable deluge of articles on the ascension of Julia Gillard. Here are my favourites:
Chris Ulhmann on catching the wave at the ABC.
Jeff Sparrow on the personalisation of politics.
Mark Bahnisch considers how Jack Bauer is killing democracy.
Shane Maloney's serendipitous visit to the hill.
Guy Rundle on a nation at the crossroads.