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The Weak In Politics on Friday 11th March 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 11th March 2016

Friday 11 March, 2016
This was the week when the rest of the world realised the US Presidential election poses a bigger threat to future generations than climate change.
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Heard in church

“What was your reaction to George’s testimony from Rome”

“I was just very relieved it didn’t cause the Vatican chimney to start emitting white smoke”

Heard in the Liberal caucus room

“It must have been virtually impossible for Peta in her position to run the country successfully”

“I know, especially when she was even less popular in the party than Tony

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think Scott is struggling with his first budget?”

“No I think he’s struggling with Malcolm’s first budget

Heard at the Royal Commission

“It is interesting that so many people travelled to Rome to witness George’s testimony”

“I’ll bet they weren’t deterred by a heart condition”

Heard in the Parliament House bar

“Tony could soon become an elder statesman of the party”

“Thank goodness for that, then we won’t have to take a blind bit of notice of anything he says”

Heard at SBS

“I see that two of Europe’s leading drag queens were on the ABC this week”

“That’s because they failed auditions for The Farmer Wants a Wife”


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