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Scott Morrison is forever blowing bubbles ... but bubbles tend to pop

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Dean Martin, crooner and wisecracker, was known in the 1960s as the King of Cool, a description unlikely ever to attach itself to Scott Morrison, who is more from the sweaty vaudeville school of performance.

Both share, however - past tense, of course, for the late Dino - a thing for bubbles.

It’s just that their approach to bubbles comes from very different perspectives.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Liberal MP Michael Sukkar.Credit:Dominic Lorrimer

Morrison, Australia’s current Prime Minister, has taken to dismissing questions he doesn’t want to answer as "questions from the bubble".

Want to know, say, whether voters might punish any of his Liberal candidates because they voted for Peter Dutton for prime minister?

"That is a bubble question. I will leave that one in the bubble," snapped Morrison this week when asked about the judgment of the member for Deakin, Michael Sukkar, who had........

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