Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has taken to Twitter this morning to take a swipe at “Trump haters”, lauding some of his ideas as “classic conservatism”.
The government backbencher acknowledged that some of the Republican presidential candidate’s views are “OTT” – over the top – but his intervention at a time when Trump is embroiled in a number of sexual harassment allegations, less than a month before Americans go to the polls, is an interesting one.
Here’s the tweet:
Before the Trump haters get too excited, some of his views are OTT but cutting tax and boosting defence are classic conservatism
— Tony Abbott (@TonyAbbottMHR) October 14, 2016
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