Abbott can win on carbon: here's how

The election will be won and lost on 'boats' and 'carbon' policy. Abbott should let the media do his work on Rudd's 'PNG solution', but has one huge opportunity on carbon.

Kevin Rudd’s plan to crush Tony Abbott and move swiftly to the polls is faltering. Rudd has made a number of miscalculations in his attempt to outflank the Coalition, and there are opportunities for Abbott (who is still marginally ahead on Newspoll figures) to thwart ‘Rudd 2.0’. 

Before getting into those, let me reiterate a point I have made before: that the ‘carbon’ and ‘boats’ topics dominating the media at present have become obsessions blown out of all proportion. 

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