Following the next Federal Election with Tony Abbott as Prime Minister we should be in better hands and we should, hopefully, move forward together as a Nation.
The brutal reality is that no Liberal Party leader can hope to become prime minister without the support of the junior Coalition partner. This is where Abbott has it all over Turnbull. Since becoming leader, Abbott has wisely embraced his Coalition partner and appears to have a strong relationship with the likely next Nationals leader, Barnaby Joyce.
Joyce or Warren Truss will only need to invoke the memory of Black Jack McEwen to deliver the stable leadership vital for good governance. Following the drowning of Harold Holt, then-Country Party leader McEwen made it very clear that he could not serve under Billy McMahon. Goodnight, Billy!
Labor's internal dysfunction has served not only to drive a stake through the heart of the Rudd-Gillard government, but has revealed just how good a national leader John Howard was. Howard provided the leadership gravitas, maturity and credibility Labor can only dream of.
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