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Power as a Creative Medium – “Recollections of a Bleeding Heart” – Don Watson

March 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Australian Labor Party, Politics, Power

Keating liked the clash of armies: he was a politician of the older kind, not embarrassed or frightened by power any more than a financier is embarrassed or frightened by money or a dentist by teeth. Power is the currency of politics, the reason for it, the stock in trade. Power was his creative medium. He was never more at home than in its company.

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