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Gough Whitlam after taking on the Executive of the Victorian Branch in 1967.

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Australian, Australian Labor Party, Australiana, Electoralism, History, Ideology, Means and Ends, Politics

There is nothing more disloyal to the traditions of Labor than the new heresy that power is not important, or that the attainment of political power is not fundamental to our purposes. The men who formed the Labor Party in the 1890s knew all about power. They were not ashamed to seek it and they were not embarrassed when they won it.Certainly the impotent are pure.

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