Australia’s Scott Morrison goes full throttle on anti-China rhetoric to boost re-election bid

Feb 24, 2022 | INVESTING

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is betting on a risky election strategy in his bid for another surprise come-from-behind election win: Turning China relations into a major campaign issue.The 53-year-old leader has recently painted the opposition Labor Party as pro-China, calling his main rival Anthony Albanese weak on national security and labelling another lawmaker a “Manchurian candidate” – a comment he later withdrew. Labor has dismissed Morrison’s attacks as a desperate attempt to…

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