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Will heathens see Scomo’s missionary zeal?

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16.02.2019

As all the polls foresee and as this week’s scabrous events in and around parliament seem to prophesy the Coalition will be smithereened at May’s federal election. Where, then, will Scott Morrison’s career path take him?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison during Question Time at Parliament House on Thursday.Credit:Alex Ellinghausen

What sort of work will he look for? What sorts of callings will call most melodiously to a man of his temperament and talents? We can be sure such a dynamic, go-getting, pentecostal self-starter (with a previous career in tourism-promotion) won’t hang about to haunt parliament in the Hell (for go-getters) of Opposition. Only losers do that.

Perhaps, given his talent for scaremongering (much in evidence in recent days as he does his best to turn us into a nation of trembling, Liberal-voting bed-wetters) he will be snapped up by the thriving horror film industry.

One can see him producing and directing chilling movies in which quaking, decent, white Christian folk have their sovereign borders (the walls of their suburban homes) smashed down by invading cannibal-zombie-refugee-boat people-werewolf Godzillas.

But if Hollywood’s thriving horror industry doesn’t nab him first one wonders if, set free from parliamentary life in May (the votes of the bed-wetters outnumbered by the votes of those of us who have stayed dry........

© The Sydney Morning Herald