Broadcaster Alan Jones claims the election was lost ‘months ago’ for Scott Morrison because the former prime minister believed his own spin.
Speaking on his show on Tuesday night, Jones, an outspoken conservative, said the Liberals had lessons to learn from their election defeat.
‘No-one wants to be dancing on anyone’s political grave, but… Scott Morrison believed his own bull***t,’ Jones said.
‘It’s not in the last week that he couldn’t win, this election was lost months and months ago.’
Broadcaster Alan Jones said Scott Morrison’s election defeat was, in part, because he believed his own spin, though it fell short with voters (pictured: Mr Morrison and wife Jenny after being defeated on Saturday night)
Jones predicted weeks ago that Mr Morrison had ‘no hope’ of winning enough votes to see him retain his role as prime minister because he was out of favour with many Australians.
Back in 2019, Jones was the only political commentator to correctly back Mr Morrison in his…