direstraitsWhen senior journalists at The Age, mockingly known as The Pravda on the Yarra in some cricles, start to run with stories that our esteemed Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, is in dire straits then things could being going from bad to worse for the ALP’s combative leader.

In Peter Hartcher’s article in The Age this morning, Nielsen’s John Stirton explains that they have run 27 polls since the 2010 election and that the ALP has been trailing the Liberals in every single one of them and it’s getting worse.

Could this be the end of Julia Gillard’s dysfunctional reign?

Australians all wait with bated breath… and hope.

LATEST UPDATE:

The indomitable Andrew Bolt reports that Laurie “Jabba” Oakes tweeted the following whispers from his palace in Canberra:

Screen Shot 2013-03-19 at 9.52.56 PM