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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Wednesday 10 May, 2017
Heard on the USS Intrepid “Tell me Malcolm why on earth should I take in your refugees from Nauru and Manus Island? “Because it will guarantee at least a few people in the US who think that living under your Presidency is paradise” More on the USS Intrepid “I love Australia, no-one could possibly love […]
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Heard on the USS Intrepid

“Tell me Malcolm why on earth should I take in your refugees from Nauru and Manus Island?

“Because it will guarantee at least a few people in the US who think that living under your Presidency is paradise”

More on the USS Intrepid

“I love Australia, no-one could possibly love Australia more than I do. What can I do to strengthen the relationship?”

“Send Hillary over on an official visit”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“Why is Malcolm cutting funding for catholic schools?”

“To minimise the risk of them producing another George Pell or Tony Abbott”

Heard in the Labor Party caucus

“Who is leading the push for Tony Abbott to become Governor General?”

“The Republican Movement”

Heard at Democratic Party HQ

“Hillary is blaming her loss on Comey the Director of the FBI and Wikileaks but is taking full responsibility”

“That means she’s given up on trying to pin it on Trump and Russia”

Heard at a White House briefing

“Tell me how do you assess prospects for Syria?”

“Well Mr President the State Department believes it is the only country that would benefit from a takeover by North Korea”

Brexit latest

The EU has confirmed that in direct contrast to Greece the UK will have to pay for being baled-out.

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