Saturday, 6 November 2021

Quotes of the Week

"In an extraordinary diplomatic feat, Morrison has somehow managed to have China, France and the United States offside simultaneously. It’s an outstanding trifecta, when the Chinese refuse to talk to you, the American President thinks you are a boofhead and the French President calls you a liar." [ Journalist Niki Savva, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 November 2021]

"He has sacrificed Australian honour, security and sovereignty. Now that is a shocking thing for an Australian Prime Minister to do." [Former Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Bligh Turnbull, ABC Radio National interview with Sabra Lane, 3 November 2021]

“If only we COULD move on from Morrison, the colossal hole he has created in our ability to defend ourselves in coming decades, or the damage done to our global reputation. His is shaping up as not merely the most corrupt government in federal history, but the most disastrous.”  [Crikey journalist Bernard Keane, on Twitter 4 November 2021]