Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has sent that politics is a game of snakes and ladders and,he has hit a snake.
The former Prime Minister gave his first live radio interview since losing the top job to Malcolm Turnbull two weeks ago.
speaking to 2GB radio this morning the former prime minister said that politics is a bruising job and that he has taken quite a bruising himself.
The former Prime Minister said that he still believes he could have won the next election, even though the polls had him in a dire state.
He also mentioned that even though there has been a change of leader in the government, they are still in acting the policies that he and his treasurer, Joe Hockey, came up with themselves.