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Frydenberg’s record proves he would be worse PM than Morrison

Opinions are being aired that Josh Frydenberg would be a better PM than Scott Morrison, yet his outcomes achieved as Treasurer suggest otherwise, says Alan Austin. THE PROPOSITION that Deputy Liberal leader and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg should replace the  electorally toxic Scott Morrison as Prime Minister before the next election is being tentatively advanced. But does Frydenberg, who has explicitly said he wants the top job, have the talent? On his record, the answer is a resounding no. Decline in economic growth When Morrison moved from Treasurer to PM in 2018, Australia’s annual growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was 2.63%,…