If the radio and television yesterday had not got the message across, the real extent of his bad judgment greeted Tony Abbott when he looked at his newspapers this morning. It was not just that Fairfax lot. The Murdoch team were putting the boot in just as vigorously.
I expect the opinion polls to show yet another decline in prime ministerial support and for Liberal backbenchers to get even more restless.
Surviving as leader until the next election will take a major effort by Tony Abbott.