Scott Morrison’s bid to get Gladys Berejiklian to Canberra was more about his needs than hers

ABC | Dec 10, 2021 at 8:18 PM
  • Scott Morrison has always needed Gladys Berejiklian more than she’s needed him.
  • As a freshly installed Prime Minister facing what many thought was an unwinnable election, he flung himself onto her election party coat-tails as the then-NSW premier pulled off an unexpected victory in 2019.
  • Every dollar spent saving a seat is a dollar not spent on the new ones the Coalition need to win to stay in government.