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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 5 August, 2016
“What is the difference between Pauline Hanson and Donald Trump?” “You get batter bits from one and battered to bits by the other”
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“It’s intriguing to consider who was the better Prime Minister Kevin or Tony

“It’s even more intriguing to consider which of them did more damage to the Labor Party”

Heard in the Canberra press gallery

“Why did you support Kevin becoming UN Secretary General?”

“The world is in such a mess it’s probably the only position where he couldn’t make things any worse”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

Bob Brown is calling for a renewal of the Greens in NSW”

“They still haven’t been able to recycle the communists into something more environmentally friendly”

Heard at the CSIRO

“There seems to be renewed interest in Canberra in space exploration”

“That’s because since Clive and the Brick With Eyes won’t be around any more there will be so much more to explore”

Heard at a golf club

“I see Rob Oakeshott and Tony Windsor got paid a lot for failing to get elected”

“Yes but just think of the enormous price we’d have paid if they’d succeeded in getting elected”

Heard at a trivia night

“What is the difference between Pauline Hanson and Donald Trump?”

“You get batter bits from one and battered to bits by the other”

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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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