Australia's New Leader
Why was the Howard government tossed out so decisively? [Dec. 3] All right, the economy was strong, but many Australians were saying, If things are so great, why am I not doing well? Howard was governing for the big end of town, not for all Australians. His industrial-relations policies were foreign to Australians and unwelcome. The scale of his defeat says it all.
John Howard worked tirelessly as an M.P. for 33 years and our Prime Minister for almost...