There's a remarkable fact about Peter van Onselen and Wayne Errington's new book on Scott Morrison, which was released today: in the first 40 to 50 pages, a woman's name is barely mentioned.
This has nothing to do with the authors of How Good is Scott Morrison? and everything to do with Morrison's own world and who matters in it.
Wife Jenny gets a brief mention for the support and "humanising influence" she brings. And National Party Senator Bridget McKenzie gets a line as sports rorts fall-girl. Other than that it's raining men.
Want to keep reading our review of PVO's new book?
Register your email address to get FREE access on a 21-day trial.
David has an extensive career as a journalist and broadcaster, primarily at the ABC where he worked on flagship programs such as Four Corners, 7.30, Foreign Correspondent, AM and PM. He spent eight years reporting in the Middle East and can speak Arabic.