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The Weak In Politics on Friday 12th June 2015

The Weak In Politics on Friday 12th June 2015

Friday 12 June, 2015
Sarah Hanson Young should be grateful the Abbott government didn’t detain her on Nauru for processing.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘I see the AWU used to have a lot of phantom members’

‘You mean there were others besides Bill Shorten’

Heard at a cabinet meeting

‘Could I please be excused to go for a leak’

Heard in a catholic church

‘If George Pell confesses to the Royal Commission what will happen?’

‘He’ll be forgiven and made to say a hundred Hail Marys’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘What good do you think will come out of the ABC’s reminder that Kevin and Julia were flawed prime ministers?’

‘It will give Bill Shorten something to aspire to’

I want to be absolutely clear about this

If Tony Abbott had become a priest instead of a prime minister would the Pope still be a catholic?

Heard in a Channel 9 studio

‘All the ABC seem to report on these days is asylum seekers and climate change’

‘I hear they’re considering a channel dedicated to showing gay marriages’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘The new leadership rules introduced by Kevin preclude us from dumping Bill’

‘That means they could overtake Pink Batts as his biggest disaster’


About this Series
This is the column with insights that all the other publications seem unable to cope with. That’s arguably because they take politics far too seriously.

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