Federal

Aug 13, 2010

Meglomaniacal Abbott finally comes out of the cabinet

Generally, Tony Abbott does humility pretty well. But in a couple of questions at the Rooty Hill RSL on Wednesday night his guard slipped and we saw another side of his personality.

Andrew Dodd

Media lecturer and journalist

Generally,  Tony Abbott does humility pretty well. But in a couple of questions at the Rooty Hill RSL on Wednesday night his guard slipped and we saw another side of his personality.

Normally he manages to pepper his answers with enough modesty so that we don’t suspect he is the power-hungry being that basically all people seeking high office need to be. But in the people’s forum he over-reached and for a moment we glimpsed something almost megalomaniacal.

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