Sky News host Peta Credlin has been diagnosed as suffering from ‘delusions of relevance’ following her appearance on The Bolt Report where she claimed to have spoken to the Minister for the Environment and Energy Josh Frydenburg over his criticisms of former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Credlin assured The Bolt Report viewer that these attacks would not happen again, a claim denied by Minister Frydenburg.
“We see that often when someone goes from being a person in a powerful position to being forced out due to incompetence that they revert to a sense of denial,” said Psychologist Ian Shrink. “In the case of Peta Credlin she is dealing with her grief over her loss of power with a sense of exaggeration and a false bravado.”
“I mean thinking that in her role as a Sky News host that she speaks for people or let alone anyone actually watches is a cause for concern.”
When reached for comment over the diagnosis Peta Credlin said: “You don’t know me and neither does this psychologist. I am not delusional my show has 10’s of viewers and I led the greatest Government ever, the Abbott Government.”
“Ask anyone how great Tony was as Prime Minister, go on ask Eric Abetz or Kevin Andrews they’ll tell you.”
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