Andrew Bolt is on the case here, providing all the links to Thomson stories that probably mean that Gillard and the Labor Government will be finished, not just by the illegal use of a credit card by a very stupid member of their party, but what is always worse…the attempted cover-up.
Graham Richardson says the Craig Thomson affair is damaging the Labor brand and has an “awful smell to it”.
Mr Richardson said Labor had to hang on to Mr Thomson to stay in government, but “Craig Thomson is getting desperately hard to cling on to”.
He said the next election would be “as bad or worse as NSW” if a circuit breaker wasn’t found.
“It’s just unsavoury to cling on to him, that’s the problem,” he said on his “Richo” program on Sky TV last night.
“This has got an awful smell to it that won’t go away.