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Flat White

The Liberals’ worst enemy: themselves

13 August 2022

11:00 AM

13 August 2022

11:00 AM

Reading Morning Double Shot Editor Terry Barnes’ piece on Friday made me think of the history of the Liberal party and how, since the retirement of Sir Robert Menzies, it has made the same mistakes.

Terry wrote of how the Liberals federally ‘lost office after being flown into the ground by Malcolm Turnbull and then Scott Morrison, two Prime Ministers who saw the Liberal Party as a vehicle for personal ambition and took from it far more than they gave’.

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