Puffery and hyperbole will be commonplace from now. Well, only if it wasn't already!
The wait for these basic services is over ONLY if anyone has forgotten that these items/equipment/infrastructure will not be delivered until 2012.
Way past Rudd's, McLucas', Mooney's and Lucas' political life spans.
You're spot-on in your observation about puffery and hyperbole Slim, but I’m not so sure of your longevity diagnosis for Rudd at least