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The virus crisis is inspiring a plethora of what amount to deathbed conversions. Who thought Scott Morrison actually believed in big government? Or that Macquarie Wealth Management would warn us that “conventional capitalism is dying”.

But what's going on in the media (especially in that provocative and famously unyielding space occupied by the non-progressive right)? And, in passing, is the ABC having a rush of blood to the head?

Alan Jones

“We now seem to be facing the health version of global warming,” Jones told his -- largely elderly -- audience last week. He's been broadcasting, by the way, from a custom-built studio at his country estate in Fitzroy Falls, where he's been staying to avoid the virus.