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Fear not Liberals - bad patches precede golden ages

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02.12.2018

There have been 45 federal elections since 1901. The Liberal Party and its various pre-incarnations have won 31. Besides this thumping lead we govern well while every federal ALP government has been short and shambolic besides Curtin-Chifley and Hawke-Keating.

NSW Liberal senator Jim Molan was relegated to an unwinnable spot on the party's ticket.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

Last week, however, the Liberals were bombarded. Military legend and membership hero Jim Molan

was booted from the Senate. The Victorian state election (like Longman) revealed polls are understating the ALP vote. Newspoll confirmed the two party-preferred polling slump has set in. A minister claims the perception of the party is that it is infested with homophobic, anti-women "climate deniers".
Julia Banks said Liberals needed more female MPs so quit the party. Craig Kelly didn’t rule out an independent........

© The Sydney Morning Herald