One would think that the ALP candidate for Eden-Monaro would at least know how to pronounce the name of the seat he is running for.
Mike â€˜mateâ€™ Kelly on at least three occasions pronounced Monaro as â€œMonahoâ€.
Rudd and the ALP may be able to get away with parachuting name candidates in Sydney and Melbourne but I think it will backfire in a regional seat like Eden-Monaro.
Also, please mate Mike mateâ€¦..please stop saying â€œmateâ€ in every sentence when you are being interviewed. Thanks mate!
What do you think…is local or ‘star’-candidate better?
[ED: We might also want to consider just how local Gary Nairn is to the region]