Malcolm Turnbull company tax cuts

It was an interview much like his prime ministership: eagerly anticipated, promising greatness, instantly polarising, but one that ultimately left us wiping away an unsatisfying taste. 

Not that the revelations 7.30 host Leigh Sales extracted from former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull weren’t surprising and significant.   

The pair's long history has been something of a mutual admiration society. Sales told Julia Zemiro on Home Delivery that “Malcolm Turnbull has got a lovely voice”, while Niki Savva’s book The Road to Ruin contained the revelation that Turnbull thought Sales was “one of the most beautiful women on television”.