Josh Frydenberg’s Next Job: Victoria’s Premier?

After a hammering from Kooyong’s independent candidate Monique Ryan, could the treasurer calmly prepare to “make a Campbell Newman”?

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and independent candidate for Kooyong, Dr. Monique Ryan, before a debate at Hawthorn City Hall (Image: AAP / Pool, Andrew Henshaw)

After seeing Dr. Monique Ryan’s impressive performance yesterday during her hour-long debate with Josh Frydenberg on Sky News, the penny has started to drop. The former director of neurology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Victoria is an armed candidate who could really overthrow the treasurer and deputy leader of the Liberals.

Even some of the News Corp guys in the old Hawthorn Town Hall quietly admitted after the fighters’ departure that Dr. Ryan won the unprecedented debate over the Kooyong candidates, despite the treasurer’s 12 years of parliamentary debating experience and huge staff. and party resources to prepare and research.

As a general swing appears against the Liberals and Frydenberg only defeated Green candidate Julian Burnside with 55.7% of the two candidates preferred the vote in 2019 the prospect of a defeat increases day by day.

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