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Miracle Man Scott Morrison was no more than political huckster

Mark Kenny
By Mark Kenny
Updated May 21 2022 - 9:20pm, first published 7:30pm
Scott Morrison kisses wife Jenny as he votes in Saturday's federal election. Picture: Getty Images

What do you get when you mix an unpopular do-nothing government, with a say-nothing opposition, and throw in a few big disruptions like bushfires, floods, "me too" and a pandemic? Answer: A mess - Coalition voters wandering off like Browns' cows. Some to Labor, some to populists, others to community independents and Greens.


Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny


Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He is a director of the National Press Club and hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.