When the Liberal Party voted in favour of ousting Tony Abbott as prime minister on September 15 last year, he promised "no sniping, no undermining". But he never said anything about offering helpful advice. Herewith, a timeline of Abbott acting very much like a man who would like to be prime minister.
September 26, 2015. Eleven days after being replaced by Malcolm Turnbull Abbott was interviewed by News Corp Australia and described his removal as PM as a “death by opinion poll”. Abbott criticised his own party for repeating the Labor Party’s actions in waging a political coup upon itself.