A study in contrasts:

The Rudd-warming fluctuations of the ”worm” during last night’s leaders’ debate as screened by the Nine network were an amusing though fundamentally inconsequential, distraction. The interruption of the network’s debate feed by person or persons unknown on the advice of goodness knows who else, was not. 


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