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The Weak in Politics

The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 30 September, 2016
Heard in a Sydney pub “Any hot tips for Wentworth Park tonight?” “Yes don’t mention Mike Baird” Heard at a Greens caucus meeting “What’s your reaction to Malcolm being called a world leader on refugees?” “It reminds me of Wayne being called the World’s Greatest Treasurer” Heard at Labor Party HQ “I heard a rumour […]
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Heard in a Sydney pub
“Any hot tips for Wentworth Park tonight?”

“Yes don’t mention Mike Baird

Heard at a Greens caucus meeting
“What’s your reaction to Malcolm being called a world leader on refugees?”

“It reminds me of Wayne being called the World’s Greatest Treasurer

Heard at Labor Party HQ
“I heard a rumour the other day that Stephen Conroy has resigned”

“That’s strange, there are no problems with his travel expenses and he doesn’t have any contact with the Chinese”

Heard in the Coalition caucus
“Stephen Conroy claimed the NBN was his greatest achievement”

“That’s like David Cameron claiming his was Brexit”

Heard in Bill Shorten’s office
“Why do you think the gay marriage plebiscite could be divisive?”

“The Catholic Archbishop could ban the gay lobby from holding rallies in churches during services”

Heard in an Oxford Street cafe
“Will Malcolm and Bill be able to compromise on gay marriage?”

“I think it’s possible as long as they only spend Sundays together”

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