Australia’s new PM upgraded from “a bit of a wank” to “an elitist snob” and “a toff”

Sent in by Natalie

Malcolm Turnbull is the new Aussie PM, who ousted Tony Abbot after a “spill
vote”.

Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop

Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop

This happened on the day that Jeremy Corbyn was elected, so there
hasn’t been much attention focused on his elite credentials:

€ Rhodes Scholar
€ alumni of Brasenose College, Oxford
€ former Goldman Sachs partner
€ Australia’s richest parliamentarian

In 2007 he allocated A$10 million of public funds to geoengineering research
involving a nephew of Rupert Murdoch. You can read more about it here:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2007-11-20/turnbull-pumps-10m-into-rainmaking-gamble/731004

This all came from a quick look at Turnbull’s Wikipedia page:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Turnbull

No doubt he’ll be banging the drum for more war, corporate control, etc.

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