The big question of this election campaign? Not whether Bill Shorten can defeat Malcolm Turnbull, a formidable opponent he may be, but whether Shorten can defeat the might of Rupert Murdoch …
Ted Cruz didn’t say very much that was intelligent in his failed run for the United States presidency, but he wasn’t wrong last week when he said:
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“Rupert Murdoch is used to picking world leaders in Australia and the United Kingdom running tabloids …”
He’ll try again, at least. And he’s succeeded before.