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The Weak in Politics on Friday 13th March 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 13th March 2015

Friday 13 March, 2015
What faux pas do you think Tony will make next?
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Tony’s far too resolute to be brought down by a budget. It looks like it’s going to take two.

What faux pas do you think Tony will make next - You Decide

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

Mike Baird is trying to drag NSW into the 21st century while the unions are determined to keep it in the 20th”
“And Fred Nile is stuck at 20 AD”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Was it a greater policy triumph for the government to propose doctor co-payments or to abandon them? Or would it have been better to announce pre-emptively that they’re neither being announced nor cancelled?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“How bad will things have to get before Labor acknowledges we’ve got a debt problem?”
When Clive starts travelling by bus

Heard down the Human Rights Commission corridors of power

“When will we issue a paper praising politicians for releasing children from detention?”
“When there is a Labor government in power”

Conniving with Clive

There are reports that an exhibit in Clive’s Dinosaur Park has burned down but a spokesperson denied it resembled Tony.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What do you think could cause Tony to be replaced by Malcolm?”
“When he starts holding weekly meetings with the Queen

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“I see Tony’s poll numbers have gone up”
“I’m not sure whether it’s a dead cat bounce or people assuming that Bill Shorten is about to announce some new policies”


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