Chris Graham – founder of the National Indigenous Times has a few words to say about Rudd’s emotional farewell speech last week.

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“There’s nothing more Australian than meat pies, Holden cars and Hey, Hey It’s Saturday. And maybe racism. And, as it turns out, ex-prime ministers having a bit of a cry.

Bob Hawke, of course, wept for his children. And Tiananmen Square. Rudd, by contrast wept for himself.

The former Prime Minister’s concession speech last week was, I’ll concede, emotional and heartfelt. It was hard to watch. It’s even harder to condemn. But I’m going to anyway, primarily because everything he had to say about his achievements in Aboriginal affairs are complete rubbish.” excerpt fromm his article