Can the 'mad monk' win?

Pemberton, Ash
August 2010
Green Left Weekly;8/11/2010, Issue 848, p5
In this article the author offers his views on the position of Liberal leader and extreme conservative Tony Abbott, who is looking dangerously close to becoming prime minister of Australia on August 21, 2010. The author presented the results of the poll conducted by Herald/Nielson that reveal marginal lead in the primary vote to 44% against 36% of the Australian Labor Party (ALP). He mentions the series of blunders and proposed emissions trading scheme that caused problems to ALP's campaign.


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