John Howard’s “gaffe” was let slide by the Liberal Mainstream Media. He actually said “So What” to Albo’s slip but was forced by the Liberal party to correct it the next day. The attention that didn’t get and Albo continues to get tells the true story about our Mainstream Media.
As the government fights for its life, John Howard, the Liberals’ living icon, has been on the campaign trail. It’s not all been smooth sailing for the veteran, however. When Anthony Albanese had his now infamous numbers lapse, Howard’s first reaction was an understanding “So what?” This undermined the government’s exploitation of Albanese’s gaffe, bringing a quick clean up by Howard the following day.