By Peter van Onselen,Wayne Errington
Abbott's lengthy apprenticeship in faith, journalism and political existence ready him for neither the mundane enterprise of handling humans nor the commanding heights of nationwide management. Public goodwill evaporated after a difficult first price range. contained in the Liberal social gathering person goals and a succession of terrible polls fuelled expanding challenge that the following election was once unwinnable.
Battleground chronicles the ambiguity of the Abbott top ministership: steadfast loyalty whilst pragmatism used to be required; social values at odds with group attitudes; stubbornness while strategies and procedure have been crucial. All could carry him undone.
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Battleground by Peter van Onselen,Wayne Errington