Rotting from the head

abbott fishRoss Fitzgerald in the latest Spectator on the Prime Minister’s serial ineptitude and the importance of Tony Abbott’s diagnosis of his party’s ills and the restorative prescription he offers:

Apart from the fact that his regicide of Abbott was a massive blunder, Turnbull should never have adopted Labor’s Gonski schools policy. He shouldn’t have abandoned his predecessor’s pledge not to make adverse changes to superannuation. He shouldn’t have alienated business with a bank tax. It shouldn’t have taken him so long to discover that national security is not just the first task of government but important political equity for the Coalition. He shouldn’t have run an election campaign on a vacuous slogan and ignored Labor’s weaknesses on power prices, border protection and union control.

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