By: Steve Dellar | 07-05-2018 | News
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Australia - Tony Abbott: “Sometimes It’s Necessary To Rock The Boat” (Video)

The apparent discontent of former Australian PM Mr Tony Abbott about the current Paris Climate Accord has once again brought the Caesarian ousting of the former politician by his rival, and current PM, Mr Malcolm Turnbull, front and center of Australian politics now that Mr. Abbott calls for Parliament to vote against ratifying the current energy accord, which he deems ill-construed.

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Mr. Abbott, interviewed about the whole ordeal afterward, was, of course, asked whether this was about him wanting to get back to his previous PM position, to which he responded, with a subtle dig to Mr. Turnbull: “I don’t believe in changing horses midstream, so to speak. I don’t even believe in changing donkeys midstream.”

“I didn’t anticipate how agreeing to emissions that were 26 percent lower in 2030 than in 2005 would subsequently become a linear progression of roughly equal cuts every year over the next decade.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">When Tony Abbott said we should pull out of Paris, all the usual critics said he couldn&#39;t say that because he&#39;d put us there in the first place. <br><br>I can tell you who was most adamant that we sign up for Paris and it wasn&#39;t Tony Abbott. <br><br>MORE: <a href=""></a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Credlin</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) <a href="">July 4, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Furthermore, Mr. Abbott reminded reporters that although he signed up for the draft agreement (which included an opt-out), it was Mr. Turnbull’s administration who ratified it as soon as Mr. Trump was elected, knowing full well the US President has promised his base he would pull out of the Paris agreement.

Mr. Abott stated: “This is about getting it right for Australia. As I said to Malcolm Turnbull back in 2009, I do not want to change the leader, I just want to change the policy. If he and I talked more, I’d say the same thing to him today.”

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“I don’t want to change the leader. I don’t believe in assassinating democratically elected prime ministers … he does, I don’t, but I do want to change the policy. This is a bad policy for Australia.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott is at it again, throwing a new hand grenade into the climate change debate. <a href="">@AirlieWalsh</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#AusPol</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#9News</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Nine News Australia (@9NewsAUS) <a href="">July 4, 2018</a></blockquote>

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“Sometimes it’s necessary to rock the boat for our country’s sake.”

It would appear the last on the energy policy debate has not yet been said in Australia.


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Schermann No. 30485 2018-07-05 : 12:58

Abbott is a monarchist & Rhode Scholar while his replacement Turnbull is a former Goldman Sachs director. You guess who is the George Soros plant screwing the Australian industrial base into the ground…

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