Peter Hartcher column: Inertia is the Morrison government’s personality disorder – and it keeps dawdling to destruction

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“You don’t win the 100 metres at the Olympics by walking it,” he replied. In other words, it is a race. Those words were not spoken by any minister in the Morrison government. Heaven forbid. Recall that Morrison initially insisted the vaccine rollout was “not a race”. Until eventually admitting that it was.

Source: Peter Hartcher column: Inertia is the Morrison government’s personality disorder – and it keeps dawdling to destruction