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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 14 April, 2017
Heard in the State Department “What if there’s another gas attack while Rex Tillerson is in Russia?” “Don’t worry he always farts discreetly when he’s in public” US Middle East policy After Assad crossed the red line President Obama awarded a penalty but President Trump destroyed the club-house. Budget policy The challenge for Malcolm and […]
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Heard in the State Department

“What if there’s another gas attack while Rex Tillerson is in Russia?”

“Don’t worry he always farts discreetly when he’s in public”

US Middle East policy

After Assad crossed the red line President Obama awarded a penalty but President Trump destroyed the club-house.

Budget policy

The challenge for Malcolm and Scott is to come up with a budget that is a balance between being irresponsible enough to pass the Senate but just responsible enough to prevent the country going bankrupt.

Banana Republicanism

President Maduro’s term of office in Venezuela is a very useful indication of what would happen to Australia if the NSW Greens ever ran the country.

Full of Eastern Promise

It is reported that during their encounter at the Trump resort in Florida both President Trump and President Xi showed off their best China.

Brexit latest

Experts believe that Gibraltar might become the rock on which Brexit negotiations could founder.

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“Can you understand why so many politicians from South Australia want the whole country to become more like their home state?”

“It would save them from the politics of envy”

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