Counterfactual 2010: What if Tony Abbott became Prime Minister?

It could so easily have gone the other way, after all. For seventeen days, all of Australia (and not a few of Australia’s trading partners) hung in suspense, waiting to see which way Bob Katter, Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott would jump. (Which way Tony Crook, Adam Bandt and Andrew Wilkie would jump was assumed – and correctly – from the outset by the media.)

What if they had jumped the other way?
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