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The Weak In Politics

Friday 28 October, 2016
Heard in the Labor caucus “Was it your conscience that made you vote against the gay marriage plebiscite?” “No it was the threat of Penny Wong making bigoted and heterophobic remarks about me”   Heard in the PM’s office “Will Malcolm be at home at Point Piper this weekend?” “No he’ll be slumming it at […]
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Heard in the Labor caucus

“Was it your conscience that made you vote against the gay marriage plebiscite?”

“No it was the threat of Penny Wong making bigoted and heterophobic remarks about me”

 

Heard in the PM’s office

“Will Malcolm be at home at Point Piper this weekend?”

“No he’ll be slumming it at The Lodge”

 

Heard at Rooty Hill RSL

“What exactly is the purpose of the ABCC?”

“It’s designed to make building sites safer for workers by forcing CFMEU officials to take courses at charm schools”

 

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“Why does Mike Baird keep greyhound clippings on his desk?”

“It’s the hair of the dogs that bit him”

 

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“What will be Bill Shorten’s big scare campaign at the next election?”

“The threat of him becoming Prime Minister”

 

Heard at Channel 9

“Why is the ABC so focused on bringing in more asylum seekers?”

“They’re the only potential new viewers who could drive up their ratings”

 

 

 

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