You heard it here, 593rd. Well, I don't think I could claim first in good conscience, do you? Here, for example, a New Zealand paper reports on it.
Credit to Andrew Bolt, who called it on May 31.
When you break promises, such as canning an Emissions Trading Scheme designed to confront 'the greatest moral challenge of our time'; when you make a lot of your Christian credentials and get publicly exposed as a swear bear, when you invite an ill-thought out fight with the mining lobby; it's hardly surprising that it might come back and bite you.
What is surprising is how quickly it's happened. Just over six months ago, Rudd was unassailable.
UPDATE 1: The SMH report.
Did Kevin Rudd have any friends at all?
UPDATE 2: Nicole Starling gives the right perspective on this.