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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 7 April, 2017
Heard in the Parliament House bar “Don’t you think it’s only right that 18C should protect minorities from abuse?” “Not when they’re political parties like One Nation” Latest from the White House When he was asked by the press what Trump had in the pipeline Sean Spicer replied nothing because it isn’t open yet. Latest […]
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Heard in the Parliament House bar

“Don’t you think it’s only right that 18C should protect minorities from abuse?”

“Not when they’re political parties like One Nation”

Latest from the White House

When he was asked by the press what Trump had in the pipeline Sean Spicer replied nothing because it isn’t open yet.

Latest from Canberra

There are as yet unconfirmed reports that Malcolm has commissioned a pharmaceutical company to develop a laxative that can produce a bum’s rushof bills being independently passed in the Senate.

Heard on the Hill

If the inquiries currently underway conclude that Putin influenced the outcome of the US Presidential election it seems doubtful he’ll get much credit for saving the country from Hillary.

Putting the Slipper in

Peter Slipper’s portrait as Speaker was unveiled in Parliament House this week. There was considerable surprise and disappointment that he wasn’t portrayed holding a Cabcharge docket.

Media gossip

There is much speculation about which tv channel is planning a new edition of the Insiders featuring Eddie Obeid and Ian MacDonald.

 

 

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