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The Weak in Politics

The Weak in Politics

The Weak in Politics

Friday 19 February, 2016
This was the week when Malcolm declined to put Tony on his dance-card for the shuffle.
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Heard in the Canberra press gallery

“Has Warren Truss retired?”

“Yes but this time he’s packed it in rather than just gone to sleep”

Heard at Labor Party HQ

“Greg Hunt has been acclaimed as the World’s Best Minister”

“That must be an ecumenical award”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

Philip Ruddock’s an example to us all”

Malcolm’s desperately hoping that includes Bronnie

Heard in a Sydney pub

“Trump has happened because Americans think their politicians are a pack of plonkers”

“Good heavens that means that a similar disaster could happen here”

Heard at the ABC

“What is the most encouraging aspect of Barnaby’s rise to Deputy PM?”

“The fact that if Malcolm is run over by a bus he wouldn’t become PM”

Heard in the Parliament House bar

“Malcolm lost three ministers last week”

“It would only take around another seventy before he’s forced to promote Tony


About this Series
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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