"I'll be leading this show and when it comes to the outcomes I want I intend to get them.Let's hope it is short-lived. A little boldness and idealism would not go astray in the present climate, but politics is a hard game.
"I don't particularly care if others have opposing views - that's what's going to happen."
On the first day of his leadership, ABC News captures a moment of Rudd arrogance:
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