Browsing All posts tagged under »Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull«

Australian Politics – Can Prime Minister Turnbull Be A Keating?

March 16, 2018 by


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


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


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


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


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

February 5, 2018 by


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 […]

Renewable Power Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull Can’t Admit His Snowy Scheme Costs Too Much

December 22, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needed his new Snowy scheme so badly for political reasons that it was clear he’d pay anything for it. He first sold it as a $2 billion plan, but now is still hot for it at anything up to six times the price: August: There’s nothing […]

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

December 3, 2017 by


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


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


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


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


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


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

November 9, 2017 by


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


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 Politics – Frustrated: Barnaby Joyce Smacks Liberals

October 30, 2017 by


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


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 […]

Energy Security Australia – McCrann: Prime Minister Turnbull’s Electricity Plan Will Fry The Liberals

October 21, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Background: This recently released policy for the ongoing security of electrical power generation here in Australia is drawing criticism from virtually every quarter, and that reflects back onto the Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. Where you see the word ‘Liberal’ here, this refers to the Major Coalition partner in the Australian Government, […]

Energy Security Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s New Electricity Plan Just Died

October 20, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ The Turnbull Government’s electricity plan is politically stuffed if this is where the debate’s got to: Malcolm Turnbull’s new energy policy is fuelling anxiety among government MPs, who are liken­ing it to a “cap and trade” carbon scheme and demanding that emissions reductions be delayed as long as possible to minimise […]

Energy Security Australia – He Once Said It Was ‘Delusional’, But Now It’s Prime Minister Turnbull’s Policy

October 18, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims he now has a scheme to cut electricity prices AND cut emissions. But in 2010 he said such a claim would be “delusional”. Watch. So here we still are, paying extra under Turnbull’s scheme to meet the agreements he made under the Paris accord to […]

Electrical Power Generation Australia – Blaming Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott For Turnbull’s Lack Of Electricity Policy

September 25, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ How many voters really registered that Abbott might cross the floor if the Government did what it actually hints it won’t, and then decided to vote Labor instead? An unconvincing attempt to scapegoat: This is the Newspoll result Tony Abbott wanted. The former prime minister threw himself into the energy debate […]

Electrical Power Generation Australia – Which of These Two Makes Sense? How The Liberals Seem Set To Destroy Themselves

September 15, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Which of these two makes sense?: First, Tony Abbott: [Tony] Abbott told Sydney radio 2GB yesterday he did not want to see any subsidies for energy production, including for coal. “Let’s not subsidise any more renewables, and if we don’t subsidise any more renewables we won’t need to subsidise coal, ­because […]

Electrical Power Generation Australia – What AGL Deal? What’s Prime Minister Turnbull’s Win?

September 12, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ What is Malcolm Turnbull’s “significant win” here? What has AGL really agreed to? It sounds good: Malcolm Turnbull has struck a deal with power giant AGL to prevent a looming energy shortage by extending the life of a vital coal-fired power station for five years, unless the company drafts a plan […]

Australian Politics – What Cabinet Government?

July 22, 2017 by


By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made a promise in challenging Tony Abbott to become Prime Minister. This it Turnbull the day before taking over as PM: We need to restore traditional cabinet government. There must be an end to policy on the run and captain’s calls. This is how Turnbull acts […]