Earlier this week ConservativeInternational noted how the next Australian election had become unexpectedly close. The smart money must still favour the re-election of the foul-mouthed Kevin Rudd but his record levels of popularity have disappeared. There are many reasons for Rudd's decline and the Liberals' rise but near the top of the list is a proposed super tax on the mining industry (vital to raw material-rich Australia).
The nation's mining industry have hit back with a variety of attack videos. Here are two: