But the idea that purity of principle is paramount lives on down south. Not, these days, among the maddies of the left but on the rabid conservative fringe of the Liberal Party.
From the Herald Sun Andrew Bolt Blog this afternoon
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pushed the Liberal party to the Left. The media cheered, and the have polls [sic, Andrew must have been typing in a hurry] improved - for now.'via Blog this'
But many Liberals aren’t in politics just to help a Labor-lite party get re-elected. They aren’t there just to make Turnbull Prime Minister. Policies and principles still matter more than victory.