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Of the three Parliamentary Opposition parties - Labour’s support is now at 26% (down 2%),Unfortunately for Labour they can't cook the data the way climate alarmists do.
"Despite a degree of Chinese sympathy over his fading prospects, Kevin Rudd’s tilt at the job of UN secretary-general appears to have failed, short of him being drafted by a desperate Security Council if none of the nine official candidates can muster significant support.
His best hope might have come from a concerted effort led by China — one of the five permanent members of the Security Council — but there are no signs in Beijing that such a move is under way.
Official newspaper China Daily has published extensively on the race, without mentioning the former Australian prime minister as a runner."