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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 5 May, 2017
Heard down the Canberra corridors of power “Why do you believe the country owes a debt of gratitude to DerrynHinch?” “He’s providing conclusive evidence that talkback radio hosts make disastrous politicians” Heard at the Department of Foreign Affairs “When Trump and Malcolm meet do you think it will be a case of big amigos?” “No […]
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Why do you believe the country owes a debt of gratitude to DerrynHinch?”

“He’s providing conclusive evidence that talkback radio hosts make disastrous politicians”

Heard at the Department of Foreign Affairs

“When Trump and Malcolm meet do you think it will be a case of big amigos?”

“No big egos”

Heard at the Treasury

“Who do you think will have the greatest influence on the budget Malcolm or Scott?”

“Nick Xenophon”

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“Do you think Mike Pence’s visit to Sydney had much impact?”

“There’s so much traffic chaos at the moment I doubt whether a few extra road closures made any difference”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“I see Bill Shorten is touring the country on a penalty rates bus”

“I’ll bet he can’t afford to use it at weekends”

Heard at Channel 9

“Michelle Guthrie says she’s going to ensure that a wider range of global views are expressed on the ABC”

“Thatmeans they’re going to schedule endless interviews with Bernie Sanders, Jeremy Corbyn and the team driving the Greek economy off a cliff”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“What is Scott’s plan to lower house prices?”

“It’s probably a local version of the GFC”

 

 

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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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