He's probably competing with Malcolm Roberts and Clive Palmer for one Senate spot. Maybe Clive isn't looking like such a bad option in that context....
race to the scraping of the bottom of the barrel!
Malcolm sets good MTBO courses but I don't agree with his policy on the non-breaking of lines.
I occasionally have been heard to speak of Malcolm Roberts the good, Malcolm Roberts the evil and Malcolm Roberts the slightly-less-evil (the third one is, or was, the spokesperson for the coal seam gas lobby).