Prime Minister Turnbull’s Biographer: Sorry I Oversold Him

“Strange to say, but becoming prime minister may turn out to be the low point in his remarkable life.”

But for Turnbull – the arragont, self-serving, self-indulgent elite – simply having the title “PM” is ‘his’ career high point. The well being of Australia, its citizens and the once-conservative Liberal party come a distant last to that. Period.

PA Pundits - International

Bolt New 01By Andrew Bolt ~

Paddy Manning is the author of Born to Rule: The unauthorised biography of Malcolm Turnbull. He would like to apologise for exaggerating how good Turnbull would be.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm TurnbullAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Like millions of Australians, I fear I may have overestimated Malcolm Turnbull…

If I was too kind, it certainly wasn’t for lack of trying … His low points were covered in detail – his role in the collapse of insurer HIH, often described as his Achilles heel; his morphing of the national broadband network into a multi-technology mix, or MTM, otherwise known as Malcolm Turnbull’s Mess; his relentless undermining of Brendan Nelson.

When the book came out, while others were forecasting Turnbull would now enjoy multiple terms in office, I wrote that he would need the skills of Houdini to escape his political bind: where the public was behind him, the party wasn’t, and…

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