North Sydney: many won’t be voting Liberal today…

Not many ticks for the Libs?

Not many ticks for the Libs?

UPDATE: A 13% swing away from the Liberals, despite Labor not fronting a candidate. Watch Turnbull spin this as a good result…

“Get over it,” they say. “Move on. Abbott’s finished, Malcolm’s in charge now. Suck it up, losers.”

Well I think there will be plenty of staunch Liberal voters who will be thinking long and hard about how they mark their ballot papers today at the North Sydney by-election. [Read more…]

Turnbull expects loyalty he never gave



What a hide. Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop expect unwavering loyalty from those around them when they gave absolutely none to Tony Abbott.

Turnbull was plotting, leaking and destabilising the Abbott government from day 1, and rushed the leadership challenge before the Canning by-election because Turnbull knew that a good win for the Coalition there would scupper his chances of toppling Abbott.

Bishop sent her chief of staff to a plotters meeting in the days before the challenge but did nothing to warn her boss, Abbott, of the impending challenge, in an act of brazen and shameless betrayal.

But now the boot is on the other foot, as Turnbull and Bishop realise what it is like to have someone briefing against you – not nice, is it?


Aussie Madness on the Turnbull coup

Turnbull coup has shaken the Liberals

Turnbull coup has shaken the Liberals

It’s now a week since the events of last Monday in Canberra, and it has taken me this long to process them sufficiently to write a coherent post. Still reeling from the shock, like many Liberals, I believe that the coup that installed Malcolm Turnbull as PM has left a stain on the party, and sends some very worrying signals both to the party and the electorate.

Here are my five key thoughts.
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Abbott sunk by treachery and a hateful media

Treachery from Turnbull and Bishop

Treachery from Turnbull and Bishop

Malcolm Turnbull and his turncoats were always a threat to Tony Abbott, and should have been sacked years ago.

Ever since Tony pipped him at the post in December 2009, Malcolm has been plotting and scheming to get the job he believes he deserves. And now, thanks to the treachery of Julie Bishop (and many others), he has achieved his goal.

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