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The Weak In Politics

The Weak In Politics

Friday 7 October, 2016
Heard in the PM’s office “Why did Warwick Roy go to Northern Iraq?” “To gain the necessary experience to become my chief negotiator with Tony” Heard in the Immigration Department “When Manus Island closes down what will happen to the asylum seekers?” “We’re trying to arrange a Papal visit in the hope that His Holiness […]
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Weak in Politics section from FridayMashHeard in the PM’s office
“Why did Warwick Roy go to Northern Iraq?”

“To gain the necessary experience to become my chief negotiator with Tony”

Heard in the Immigration Department
“When Manus Island closes down what will happen to the asylum seekers?”

“We’re trying to arrange a Papal visit in the hope that His Holiness would take them back to the Vatican”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power
“What really happened in South Australia when the electricity supplies failed?”

“It became the paradise that Bob Brown has always dreamed of”

Heard in the South Australian Department of Health
“Nine months after the total power blackout in New York there was a record number of births”

“Nine months after the total blackout here there will be a record number of experts who still haven’t got a clue how it happened”

Heard In a Canberra restaurant
“I hear Marise Payne commented that Western Sydney is more interesting than South Australia”

“Well it’s certainly more switched on”

Heard at the Department of Foreign Affairs
“How would you describe the current state of affairs in Syria?”

“Very similar to Clive’s business empire”

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