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I don’t think the ALP are what Mr Turnbull has to worry about.
The radical neo-liberals and religious extremists in the LNP will prefer the long Siberian sunsets of opposition to having what they consider a communist as their flag bearer.
They will go Dalek on Malcolm.
When the member for Goldman Sachs is seen as too left you know the LNP is struggling to connect with reality