After long years of conservatism and social decay, Australia is returning to it's senses.
Although the counting is only part way through, it seems fairly likely that John Howard and all of the other lawyers and red-necks that make up the Liberal-National Coalition are heading for a long deserved defeat.
I can hear cheering in my street each time an ALP victory is announced in even minor seats. I haven't seen or heard such enthusiasm since Bob Hawke ascended the throne.
To make matters even sweeter, it seems that former TV reporter and first time politician, Maxine McKew, is about the beat the PM in his own electorate.