Because he desperately needs to chill, via the AFR:
It is a demand that Scott Morrison is bound to hear again when he turns up for his state dinner at the White House in Washington next week. In fact that is why he’s been offered this rare honour. It has nothing to do with his easy-going charm. It is all about telling him that Australia must now at last choose which side it is on between the US and China.
…But is it so simple? That depends on whether siding with the US really does guarantee our future security. And that depends in turn on whether Washington has a reasonable chance of winning its new cold war with Beijing and restoring the old US-led order on which our security has depended until now.
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