He certainly was a great friend to America.
John Howard bequeathed to Mr. Rudd a nation that is stronger, prouder and more prosperous than it was 11 and a half years ago.
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Rudd promises to pull troops from Iraq and fight global warming.
It’s going to be hard to forget Rudd picking and eating his ear in Parliament as he moves into his new role as Prime Minister.
But, he is serious about fighting global warming.
Of course, after slamming the ruling party and candidates for months, Rudd promises to govern for all in his victory speech.