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The Curious Story of Malcolm Turnbull, the Incredible Shrinking Man in the Top Hat

The Curious Story of Malcolm Turnbull the Incredible Shrinking Man in the Top Hat A hilarious and deeply irreverent take on the political life and times of our twenty ninth prime minister and his stumbling government The even elaborately titled sequel to The Short and Excruciatingl

  • Title: The Curious Story of Malcolm Turnbull, the Incredible Shrinking Man in the Top Hat
  • Author: Andrew P. Street
  • ISBN: 9781760294885
  • Page: 264
  • Format: Paperback
  • A hilarious and deeply irreverent take on the political life and times of our twenty ninth prime minister and his stumbling government.The even elaborately titled sequel to The Short and Excruciatingly Embarrassing Reign of Captain Abbott, this is a tale of a muddling and middling prime minister and his attempts to steer his inertia heavy government away from electoraA hilarious and deeply irreverent take on the political life and times of our twenty ninth prime minister and his stumbling government.The even elaborately titled sequel to The Short and Excruciatingly Embarrassing Reign of Captain Abbott, this is a tale of a muddling and middling prime minister and his attempts to steer his inertia heavy government away from electoral disaster.Fairfax columnist Andrew P Street details the litany of gaffes, blunders and questionable calls that have followed from the bold promise of mature politics offered by Malcolm Turnbull on the day he did Tony Abbott out of the top job.Expect tales of submarines, GST rises, the joys of negative gearing, offshore tax havens and offshore detention, and a whimsical cast of Delusional Conservatives and Mal contents, versus an opposition with a rich history of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory with the ever present ghost of the ex PM rattling its chains throughout.This is a book that answers the question, Can a government win an election when its apparently not even sure if it wants to govern any With Malcolm Turnbull cast as Mr Harbourside Mansion by one of his own, who would have thought it could have come to this Here is a unique take on politics Australian style You know, again.

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    1. Nobody combines pithy snark and plain straight FACTS like APS. The man is a national treasure. His ongoing commentary on Australian politics may be the only thing keeping me from flinging a shoe through my television during Q&A. You see he's funny and gentle enough in his writing that while you DO feel the burn of righteous anger but it doesn't flare into a hot ball of outrage so that you incinerate yourself and your loved ones (probably while screaming "WAKE UP SHEEPLE!! CAN'T YOU SEE THEY' [...]


    2. Look, I did a politics degree in the 90s, and I like to think I've got a reasonable handle on the whos and the whats and the whys, but the reality is that the political complexities of the current Australian two-party plus other parties mess had reached the point where I had actually stopped caring for the most part. But I'm a regular reader of APS's snarky rants for SMH and I felt guilty about never quite actually reading his first book so I made a point of actually obtaining this one (it's si [...]



    3. An incredibly enjoyable (albeit terrifying account) of the first months of the Turnbull government, and the subsequent election victory in 2016.



    4. Highly entertaining. Andrew Street writes with a fair degree of humour and a larger degree of snark in pointing out the obvious - at least to those of us reasonably entrenched on the Greens / Labor side of Australian politics - pitfalls and own goals of the Coalition government in the period since Turnbull replaced Abbott as PM.This book covers the period from the lead up to the leadership change through to just after the 2016 federal election. As is generally the case in political journalism, t [...]


    5. One of those enjoyable, witty page-turners with a short shelf-life. I expect to see it in school fete trash and treasure for $1 within a year.



    6. An excellent primer for anyone who wants to know more about the Liberal party in it's post 2013 election win phase. It's witty, informative and the foot notes scattered throughout the book are always interesting to read. I would recommend for political connoisseurs and curious readers alike.


    7. Damn, that was good. A resolutely snarky look at Malcolm Abbott's first year as Prime Minister, with an equal opportunity savaging of the ALP (and PUP, and the Greens, and NXT) when the opportunity arises.Read it for the insight, read it for the laughs (do not skip the footnotes), but bloody well read it. And ask yourself why we don't seem to believe that we deserve any better from our elected leaders.


    8. We laugh lest we cry. The period between Mr. Turnbull's ascension to the Prime Ministership and the outcome of the 2016 election is an odd one, but this isn't, I think, intended to be a cautious and careful analysis of the Government's performance, but rather a rollicking ride through catastrophe after catastrophe.


    9. It may be considered to be reading from 'within my bubble' but no one does snarky, insightful and founded in facts, political commentary like Andrew P. Street.


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