The Frydenberg Aspiration is on show with “KEEP ME” billboards.
“Look, on that call just now with Malcolm, you just thanked Julie and Kelly [long silent pause] … But I helped you too,” he said. I was bemused that he felt the need to say that. And on another call just a few months later, he randomly mentioned “numbers in the party room” during a conversation with me about something completely unrelated – his blatant leadership aspirations already on show. “Look I know you like me … and I know I’d have your vote in the party room,” he said.