How entertaining. Two massive megalomaniacs fighting each other out for the top global government role.
Former foreign minister Bob Carr believes the United Nations could do with a dose of Kevin Rudd’s “legendary forcefulness”.
There has been some speculation the former prime minister covets the UN secretary general gig.
The incumbent Ban Ki-moon finishes his second term in 2016.
While spruiking his memoir at a Sydney bookstore on Saturday, Mr Carr said Mr Rudd had his support.
“He would be a very strong, credible candidate,” Mr Carr said. “It would be the most natural thing in the world for him to stand.”
The race was wide open.
“I think the forcefulness Kevin showed sometimes in selling a case might be considered by some in the UN as an advantage,” Mr Carr said.
A lot of members of the UN general assembly liked Mr Rudd’s agenda and Australia’s international personality.
Hopefully they attack each others campaigns. That will be worth a big bucket of popcorn. ¬† Read more »