THE FIRST SIGNS OF A FAIR DINKUM LIB SHIT FIGHT
Four-time Walkley Award winning political commentator and Churchill Fellow, has returned to the fray over concern that the integrity of news dissemination is continually being threatened by a partisan media.
It’s easy to dismiss the Rudd/Turnbull altercation over an endorsement for a UN Secretary General post as just another intra party squabble but it is prescient of a forthcoming internal move to cleanse the Party of Turnbullites. And even the stick insect is now having doubts about having knifed Abbott.
There is no doubt that Turnbull had at some stage told Uncle Kevin he could expect the Government’s endorsement. Uncle Kevin had then commenced a whirlwind international tour to inform UN member nations that he had the Government’s endorsement and that he needed their vote when the time came to choose him over the other 11 candidates.
Kev actually had done the right thing and established that he had his own nation’s endorsement prior to seeking any others. That is required protocol and not even Kev is that silly.
Imagine Uncle Kev’s anger, after all that diplomatic work (at taxpayers’ expense of course) when Turnbull publicly said Kev was “not suitable” and that he would not endorse him.
After Kev let fly with some more unintelligible Mandarin, (something to do with Turnbull making love to a rat) he started plotting his revenge. And he had some very arable ground on which to work. The Libs were already fractured and they would not allow Turnbull to embarrass the nation by endorsing a flawed character like Rudd.
Only Julie Bishop and two or three other avid Turnbull supporters were available for Rudd's support, nowhere near enough! But Julie Bishop as usual was concerned only forJulie Bishop and her perceived UN power base was evaporating quicker than a Pakistani piss on Passover, but so was Turnbull’s as he turned to the stick insect to quiet an angry Party.
Turnbull’s greatest ally in his succession to the throne, Aunty Julie, was now out on a friendless limb and there are many Libs with chain saws eager to set her free.
It’s back to the old Turnbull we all know. A fool who had no idea what he was getting himself into by unilaterally assuring Kevin Rudd of Governmental support... and with virtually no majority to back that support.
He relied on Julie Bishop to garner the required backing for his decision but the Libs generally owed Bishop nothing except a boot up the bum and they were already furious with Turnbull for losing almost all of Abbott’s hard won majority. And of course no-one had the slightest respect for the psychopathic moron, Rudd.
Another Godwin Gretch moment for Turnbull and a further weakening of his position now he has the dreaded stick insect offside.
One thing Libs can be assured of is that Cory Bernardi’s cathartic effort to secure the Party’s Right faction into a Lib version of GetUp will be of renewed interest to the Abbott backers.
Abbott is just an interested onlooker
But Abbott will not be a visible starter in this coming fracas, he is far too an honourable Party Member for that. A trio like Turnbull, Bishop and Rudd is a trigger for a Liberal dog’s breakfast.
And whenever the despicable Rudd is part of any recipe you can be sure others’ heads will roll.
Turnbull has a distinct lack of vision.