A new book about Tony Abbott will be on the shelves of bookstores tomorrow. (read comments on the article at your own peril)
The new polemic by academic [Dr] Susan Mitchell paints an intensely unflattering portrait of the man who would be Australia’s next prime minister, sketching Mr Abbott as a graceless, obsessively competitive ”man’s man”; a ferocious partisan imbued with conservative Catholic social values.
article in SMH 30.9.11 byline Katharine Murphy
But the question is, will this change the public’s mind, or will she be dismissed as just another shrill feminist or labor stooge?
I am not familiar with Dr Mitchell’s body of work, but after reading this bio I think I might just seek some of her stuff out.
The featured image is from here.