Conservative senator Cory Bernardi is not ruling out quitting the Liberal Party and depriving the Coalition of a key vote in the Senate as a protest against Malcolm Turnbull’s ascension to the prime ministership.
Go and go quickly.
But do not go to the cross benches.
Resign from Parliament.
If you wish, stand as an independent for the Senate in the next election. You’ll be competing against Nick Xenophon. Good luck.
You were elected on a Liberal party ticket so your resignation from Parliament will allow the Liberal party to fill your position with someone of their choice, just as they filled your position was someone of their choice: you.
To paraphrase a quote in the paper attributed to you “Politics has become a circus in this country because of right wing rat bags,” he continued. “It’s time we got back to some serious, straightforward policy, based on serious and intelligent thought. It’s time to reinvest in some of the values of compassion, justice and equity rather than prejudice, bigotry and racism”