On a day when he perhaps should have been getting stuck into billionaire corporate loudmouth Gerry Harvey, Rupert Murdoch’s favourite Australian business commentator Terry McCrann was instead making demands of the Prime Minister.

McCrann reckons Turnbull is a dead man walking, unless he personally rings his best mate Andrew Bolt “to ask for a full hour of his Sky News program” for a no-holds-barred exchange in which he would “lay out a comprehensive, cohesive, freedom-focused policy and political agenda”.