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The Weak in Politics

Friday 16 September, 2016
Heard at the Foreign Office “Do you think the Chinese will be disappointed by the demise of Dastyari?” “Oh no, the way their economy is going they wouldn’t have been able afford him much longer” Heard at Labor Party HQ “Who’s getting the Chinese takeaway?” “The answer is either Sam or it’s my turn” Heard […]
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Heard at the Foreign Office
“Do you think the Chinese will be disappointed by the demise of Dastyari?”

“Oh no, the way their economy is going they wouldn’t have been able afford him much longer”

Heard at Labor Party HQ
“Who’s getting the Chinese takeaway?”

“The answer is either Sam or it’s my turn”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ
“Thanks to Sam it’s difficult to see how the Labor Party could be in greater strife with the Chinese”

“Well they could despatch Kevin to explain everything in Mandarin”

Heard in the Press Gallery
“Why does Malcolm remind you of Kevin?”

“He always seems to perform much better as PM when he’s out of the country”

Heard at the RSL
“Sam said he resigned because he was an asset to the Turnbull government”

“I thought the problem was he was an asset to the Chinese Government”

Heard in the Coalition caucus
“What’s your reaction to the Chinese paying Dastyari’s travel expenses?”

“I’m just so grateful they didn’t pay for Bronnie’s helicopter flight”

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