The ascent of Scott Morrison, from Trump's mini-me to national leader

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald - View Original Article
Published: Jul 31, 2020
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Bias Rating:

74% Conservative


Bias Score Calculation:

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 74% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment for Coal Mining


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Sentiments

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79% "Scott Morrison put baseballs caps on his head to look more like Donald Trump."
76% "He warned darkly about negative globalism to sound more like Trump's anti-globalist populism."
74% "He modelled a piece of coal in Parliament to seem more like Trump holding up his Trump digs coal placard."
73% "When he he visited Trump in September and joined him on stage in front of an adoring crowd of 1500 in Ohio at what soon looked like a rally, the Australian commentator Michelle Grattan said it was beyond awkward for a self-respecting Australian prime minister."
66% "Morrison disdained science, refusing to meet former fire chiefs ahead of the bushfire season, to imitate Trump's rejection of science."
60% "He derided people living in the goat's cheese circle of some parts of our capital cities in homage to Trump's class warfare."
56% "He complained about Australian elites breeding resentment to mimic Trump's condemnation of America's corrupt elites."
50% "It was no coincidence."
-76% "He stayed away from a UN climate change summit in New York to show solidarity with Trump's decision to avoid addressing it."
-87% "He proposed to move Australia's Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to act more like Trump."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

79% : Scott Morrison put baseballs caps on his head to look more like Donald Trump.
76% : He warned darkly about "negative globalism" to sound more like Trump's anti-globalist populism.
74% : He modelled a piece of coal in Parliament to seem more like Trump holding up his "Trump digs coal" placard.
73% : When he he visited Trump in September and joined him on stage in front of an adoring crowd of 1500 in Ohio at what soon looked like a rally, the Australian commentator Michelle Grattan said it was "beyond awkward" for a self-respecting Australian prime minister.
66% : Morrison disdained science, refusing to meet former fire chiefs ahead of the bushfire season, to imitate Trump's rejection of science.
60% : He derided people living in "the goat's cheese circle of some parts of our capital cities" in homage to Trump's class warfare.
56% : He complained about Australian "elites" breeding resentment to mimic Trump's condemnation of America's "corrupt elites".
50% : It was no coincidence.
24% : He stayed away from a UN climate change summit in New York to show solidarity with Trump's decision to avoid addressing it.
13% : He proposed to move Australia's Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to act more like Trump.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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