As Scott Morrison was announcing his big hit economic plan for next year’s election with an early “surplus” Budget in April with a May election to follow he was sabotaged by outgoing Victorian Liberal MP Julia Banks’ announcement she was joining the independent cross bench.
Just as the Prime Minister was trying to get the Coalition’s campaign back on to the economy and batting away claims the Liberals were “anti-women” the female Turnbull supporter cut his legs from under him.
Things look like they are falling apart and they are. …
There now has to be a real question if he can survive through to April despite Banks’ claim she will deliver supply and confidence.