Barnaby Joyce returning himself to power presents problems for Scott Morrison, and an opportunity for another to topple him.
Karen Andrews marginalising the condition of Tharunicaa is one part of the story. The fact that we’re still locking up asylum seekers overseas is another.
Scott Morrison took over the national vaccine program with one eye on the election. His fingerprints on one could cost him the other.
Why are we still locking up our journalists in Canberra in 2021 – and for that matter, why do even have a federal budget event at all?
Scott Morrison latching onto Andrew Laming has nothing to do with loyalty, it’s about avoiding what he fears most.