A glance at Britain after thirteen years of Tory rule highlights the contrasting great achievements of Tony Abbott, our 28th Prime Minister after his landslide win against Labor ten years ago on September 7. Abbott not only mercifully ended the appalling Rudd-Gillard regime but was much more impressive than the last five UK Tory leaders as well as of course his two Liberal successors.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and so it is that the hapless Rishi Sunak in January started repeating Abbott’s promise to ‘stop the boats’.
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