2 GB broadcaster Alan Jones wants Malcolm Turnbull to be banned from the Liberal Party because of the coal attitude
“An intellectual hypocrite”: how the dumped PM used to say that coal was part of Australia’s energy mix for DECADES – but now it claims to be NUTS to build a new power plant to help Australia’s struggling industry
- Alan Jones in Sydney, 2 GB radio, is outraged by former liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
- Turnbull has spoken out against taxpayers who finance coal-fired power stations
- Jones called for the Liberal Party to expel the former prime minister on his position
Conservative broadcaster Alan Jones wants former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to be expelled from the Liberal Party for opposition to taxpayer-financed coal-fired power plants.
The presenter of the 2 GB breakfast show in Sydney is outraged that Mr. Turnbull has spoken against the idea of building a new factory in North Queensland with public money.
Jones, a former liberal candidate with influence in conservative circles, urged the party to expel the former prime minister because he undermined his successor Scott Morrison.
“You are the only one who is crazy, Malcolm, and you are an intellectual hypocrite,” he said Tuesday morning.
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Conservative broadcaster Alan Jones wants to ban former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (pictured left with wife Lucy and Indonesian president Joko Widodo) from the Liberal Party because of opposition to taxpayer-financed coal-fired power stations
‘It’s that simple and we had a guts from you.
“If another person in the party makes such comments that are intentionally intended to be damaged, they will be suspended or removed from the party.
“Frankly, Turnbull must be expelled from the party. His sole purpose is to ensure that Scott Morrison is defeated. “
Jones failed to mention that two moderate liberal MPs from downtown Sydney, Trent Zimmerman and Dave Sharma, have also spoken out against the idea of building new coal-fired power plants with taxpayer funds.
They did the intervention on Monday after the Liberal Party’s proper faction Angus Taylor announced that the government would spend $ 4 million on a feasibility study for a 1GW ‘high-efficiency, low-emissions’ coal-fired power plant in Collinsville, northwest of Mackay in North Queensland.
The 2 GB Sydney breakfast presenter for breakfast shows is outraged that Mr. Turnbull has spoken out against a program to explore the idea of building a new factory in central Queensland. Pictured is Alan Jones (right) with former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce
Mr Turnbull spoke yesterday against the prospect of using public money to build a new coal-fired power plant at a media conference in Parliament in Canberra.
“The fundamental economic reality is this: there is no longer any economic basis to build a coal-fired power plant in Australia,” he told reporters.
‘The cheapest form of a new generation is a combination of renewable energy sources plus storage, and that is literally no longer a controversial proposition.
“The people who argue for the financing of coal-fired electricity by the government actually argue for higher emissions and higher energy prices, and that is crazy.”
Turnbull spoke out yesterday against the prospect of using public money to build a new coal-fired power plant during a media conference in Parliament in Canberra
National parliamentarians from regional Queensland – including apostate backbencher George Christensen and former resource minister Matt Canavan – have tested the idea of taxpayers financing a coal-fired power plant.
Turnbull acknowledged that there was a gap in the government between regional MPs whose voters depended on mining wealth and liberal MPs who hold cosmopolitan metropolitan voters, where voters are more concerned about combating climate change.
“It has been a fault in the coalition for a long time,” he said.
Earlier, as Prime Minister, Mr. Turnbull argued that coal would be part of Australia’s energy mix for a long time, according to the ABC in 2016 that clean coal could help reduce Australia’s emissions.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor, from the Liberal Party’s right-wing faction, announced that the government would spend $ 4 million on a feasibility study for a 1GW “high-efficiency, low-emissions” coal-fired power plant in Collinsville, north-west of Mackay in northern Queensland. Depicted is the existing coal-fired power station in Collinsville