No easy solution to Turnbull dilemma

Voters should not forget how the Liberal Party came to this. Tony Abbott was disliked by the electorate, the Senate was a mess, and the perceived solution to all of these problems was to replace Abbott with Malcolm Turnbull, the “great communicator”. Enjoying much more popularity than Abbott, he would save the party from the oblivion it…

Abbott brings leadership vote forward to Monday

Tony Abbott said at a press conference this morning that the spill vote scheduled for Tuesday will now be held at 9am on Monday. I would guess this change is partly driven to avoid the embarrassment of Monday’s house session where Abbot would have been enthusiastically attacked by the opposition. Meanwhile Malcolm Turnbull has called…