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Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Cheer Squad Number One: ‘Communication Skills’

April 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Let’s start holding people to account as Malcolm Turnbull hurtles to his 30th losing Newspoll next week – behind Labor for 18 months. On the day Turnbull took the Prime Ministership I wrote: He stole it by boasting of superior communication skills he does not have. This was Turnbull’s boast, the […]

Australian Politics – Warmist Prime Minister Turnbull Faces Revolt From Coal Fired Power Supporting Group Of Politicians

April 3, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lost the Liberal leadership in 2009 because he was a warmist wanting a form of carbon tax. The same issue could cost him again: Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee is being challenged by a group of Coalition MPs who have formed an internal faction to pressure […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s 29th Losing Opinion Poll Is His Most Grim

March 26, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ His 29th losing Newspoll is damning for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.   Two thirds of voters say they don’t like Labor’s latest tax plan, but Labor’s primary vote still goes up – and the Government remains 47 per cent to 53 behind. It seems nothing will persuade a lot of voters […]

Australian Politics – Can Prime Minister Turnbull Be A Keating?

March 16, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Can Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull be the Liberals’ answer to former Prime Minister Paul Keating?  Keating won the unwinnable 1993 election by smashing the Opposition’s bold Fightback policy and its 15 per cent GST. Now another Opposition led by the Labor Party Leader Bill Shorten has produced his own version […]

Australian Politics – Eight Ways For Prime Minister Turnbull To Make The Disaster Worse

March 12, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Fairfax reporter Mark Kenny suffers from an understandable confusion. He apparently believes the Turnbull Government is a Labor one, because most of his eight tips for “saving” it would drive it even further Left – and over a cliff. And the rest are useless. 1. Explain company tax cuts Good luck […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull Loses 28th Poll

March 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ It’s surprising that the Barnaby Joyce scandal has not put the Coalition further behind. That said, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull pays the price in today’s Newspoll, the 28th in which his Government trails. The Coalition remains at 47 per cent to Labor’s 53 per cent, but Turnbull’s lead over Bill Shorten […]

Australian Politics – Newspoll: Prime Minister Turnbull Loses Number 27 – And Badly

February 19, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ So much for the reports just two weeks ago about a Turnbull “recovery“. Turnbull today loses his 27th Newspoll in a row, 47% to Labor’s 53%. It is now all but inevitable that Turnbull will reach that deadly mark he set in toppling Tony Abbott of 30 losing Newspolls in a […]

Australian Politics – Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Blasts Prime Minister Turnbull: “Inept”

February 16, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Deputy Prime Minister and Nationals Leader Barnaby Joyce has attacked Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for trashing him yesterday, saying the Prime Minister’s comments have caused further harm to his wife and family. “They [the comments] caused further harm. I  believe they were in many instances inept, and most definitely in many […]

Australian Politics – Three Ex National Party Leaders Attack Deputy Prime Minister Joyce

February 14, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Sounds like a coordinated push to dump him:   Former deputy prime minister Mark Vaile says the Barnaby Joyce scandal is threatening the Turnbull government, and urged Nationals MPs to urgently resolve the deepening personal and political crisis. Former Nationals leader Warren Truss has also intervened in the saga, saying Mr Joyce’s […]

Australian Politics – MP’s Want Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce To Quit

February 12, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of The Nationals, Barnaby Joyce is in real trouble, today’s reports suggest. For instance: Turnbull is being urged to ask Barnaby Joyce to stand down after the fallout from the deputy’s affair threatens the credibility of the government. Government sources say Mr Joyce’s position as […]

Australian Politics – Greens MP Adam Bandt In More Strife Than He Thinks As Senator Molan Threatens To Sue

February 8, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Greens MP Adam Bandt could face legal action for calling former Major General Jim Molan a “coward” and probably a war criminal. New Liberal Party senator Jim Molan is considering defamation action against Adam Bandt unless the Greens MP apologises for suggesting the decorated army chief could be a war criminal… […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull’s “Comeback” So Far Spells A Terrible Defeat

February 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The headlines after the latest Newspoll show the new media narrative: Malcolm Turnbull’s popularity surges in polls as pressure increases on Bill Shorten Encouragement for Turnbull in Newspoll as Parliamentary year starts Newspoll: PM surges as pressure increases on Shorten But wait. Reality check Newspoll still shows the Government way behind […]

Australian Politics – Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce Wins In Turnbull’s False Dawn

December 3, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background by TonyfromOz: The Australian Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce was referred to the High Court of Australia because of questions regarding the possibility of dual citizenship, with respect to his father, who was born in New Zealand. So, get this, his father migrated to Australia in 1947, 70 years ago, […]

Australian Politics – Revolt Mounts Against Prime Minister Turnbull’s Lack Of Leadership

November 29, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ A revolt against Malcolm Turnbull is rapidly growing ahead of Parliament’s final sitting of the year next week. The Nationals plan to rebel: A meeting of federal National MPs next week is brewing up to be a heated affair with ministers and backbenchers at odds over a sweeping banking inquiry. As […]

Australian Politics – One Nation Just Showed Why Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Must Go

November 27, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The Queensland State election result sends one screaming message to the federal Liberals: sack Malcolm Turnbull or you’ll lose, too. If you don’t get yourselves a leader who can win Pauline Hanson’s followers, you are gone. Don’t buy the media gloating that Hanson’s One Nation Party crashed on Saturday, proving that […]

Energy Security Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s Energy Plan Doesn’t Make The Cuts It Claims

November 23, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ This suggests Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s National Energy Guarantee is a dud for Australia: Wholesale electricity price reductions that the Turnbull government attributes to its preferred National Energy Guarantee policy will really be driven by the existing Renewable Energy Target, government modelling says. The government released a summary of the modelling […]

Gay Marriage Australia – Abbott Tells Turnbull: Match Words With Deeds On Gay Marriage

November 14, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott challenges Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to match words with deeds:   Less than two months ago, the Prime Minister said: “I … want to reassure Australians that as strongly as I believe in the right of same-sex couples to marry, even more strongly … do I […]

Australian Politics – If Prime Minister Turnbull Is The Problem, Julie Bishop Is Not The Answer

November 13, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Liberals and commentators must stop backing leaders on the basis of poll popularity, rather than strategic and leadership smarts. Take Peter van Onselen today, repeating arguments for Julie Bishop he once made for Malcolm Turnbull. Haven’t we seen with Turnbull – and Julia Gillard – that popularity melts like summer snow […]

Australian Politics – Former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson: Why Is The Liberal Party Ignoring Freedom?

November 11, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Australian Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson warns the Liberals to take freedom seriously. Where are its planned protections of freedom of conscience when gay marriage becomes law?  Too many fixers and chancers: (TonyfromOz adds that here In Australia, The Liberal Party is the major party from the Conservative side of […]

Australian Politics – The Citizenship Debacle – Savva Does It Again: Even This Is Former Prime Minister Abbott’s Fault

November 9, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian journalist Niki Savva is absolutely brilliant. Even in this citizenship debacle, she finds room to blame Tony Abbott – not Malcolm Turnbull: If blame needs to be laid, it should be at the feet of previous leaders, their off­ices or the parties’ federal directors in control when the ‘offenders’ were […]

Australian Politics – Prime Minister Turnbull May Have To Resign Over Coverup

November 3, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Did Malcolm Turnbull try a coverup? He attacks Senator Stephen Parry for waiting until this week to say he’s a dual citizen by virtue of his father’s British birth, and, because of that, he must resign as President of The Senate, and also as a Senator. “I am disappointed that Senator […]

Australian Conservative Politics – Liberals Taken Over By The Likes Of Pyne. No Wonder Former Prime Minister John Howard Worries

November 1, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ And the Liberals now show the worst of this cancer: “Mainstream political parties in the west face ‘fragmentation’ of their legitimacy, driven by a loss of tribal loyalty, the development of a ‘totally career political class’, and identity politics, former prime minister John Howard said.” Take, for instance, Christopher Pyne. Janet […]

Australian Politics – Frustrated: Barnaby Joyce Smacks Liberals

October 30, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce warns backbiting Liberals that “the only reason you are in government is because the National Party held all their seats and won one“. He is cross that some Liberals are privately attacking the Nationals for landing them in this mess, and want Nash’s seat to […]

Australian Politics – The Media Gallery Verdict On Prime Minister Turnbull: How It’s Turned

October 28, 2017 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ I warned on day one that Malcolm Turnbull would be a dud prime minister and the media cheersquad that helped him to get the job would dump him. Boy, has that day come. Read the verdicts on him today: Chris Kenny: Two weeks ago my column in The Weekend Australian invoked […]