Last updated on May 20th, 2017 at 09:56 am
Kevin Rudd embiggens himself in the US.
Rudd would have rehearsed the Texan-Queensland remarks over and over again in anticipation of the press conference with Bush. But a combination of stage fright and GWB’s jibe derailed him.
That seems a plausible reading, especially given Rudd’s stumbling reference to “the great state of Australia”.