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The Abbott factor in the Queensland election

‘On Saturday the Liberals will get a rebuff at the Queensland election, from which Abbott has been conspicuously absent. While state issues are dominating, Labor is seeking to capitalise on Abbott’s unpopularity. An expected big swing against the Newman government will be read as having some federal implications, whatever its cause. More to the point, some of Newman’s perceived faults – arrogance, seeming to be out of touch – are Abbott’s problems.’ (Michelle Grattan, ‘The central question this political year will be whether Abbott is up to the prime minister’s job’, The Conversation (27.1.15)

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