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The Weak in Aussie Politics on Friday 22nd April 2016

The Weak in Aussie Politics on Friday 22nd April 2016

Friday 22 April, 2016
What’s to become of Clive Palmer’s business empire?
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Heard at the Australian Banking Association

Bill Shorten wants to put us in front of a Royal Commission”

“That’s probably because he enjoyed the experience so much he wants to share it with others”

Heard at the Department of Foreign Affairs

“Channel 9 made a huge misjudgement over that kidnapping in Lebanon”

“I know they should have got the Israelis to do it’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Will Clive be recontesting the seat of Fairfax?”

“No he’ll be replaced by Terry Smith”

Heard in the Greens’ caucus room

“Malcolm’s saying that Australia has got to start living within its means”

“How ridiculous that kind of dinosaur thinking went out with Peter Costello”

Heard at the Department of Immigration

“Why is the intake of Syrian refugees taking so long?”

“After they encountered Peter Dutton on his Middle East trip they began to have second thoughts”

Heard in a Melbourne pub

“What’s to become of Clive’s business empire?”

“Parts of it will soon start washing up on islands in the Indian Ocean alongside MH 370”


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This is the column with insights that all the other publications seem unable to cope with. That’s arguably because they take politics far too seriously.

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