This is great fun to watch, a beautifully stage managed campaign. How do you counter the experience argument, get a Premier to resign (at least manage the timing of the resignation) to emphasise the benefits of change.
I wonder if Alex will open his mouth again?. The impression that Rudd is a show off swat may have stuck, if Alex hadn't sounded like a spoilt brat by saying that Rudd was a show off for speaking Mandarin. Even so, it's not something that will have a big impact, just fun to watch.