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The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th January 2016

The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th January 2016

Friday 15 January, 2016
This was the week when it was possible to assess the benefits to government of having so many politicians away on overseas junkets.
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Weak in Politics section from FridayMash

Heard in the Liberal Party HQ

“Who do you think Malcolm has in mind to fill the vacancies in the cabinet?”

“I don’t think Tony Abbott or Chris Gayle should hold their breath”

Heard in the Nationals Party Room

“2015 was the fifth hottest year on record in Australia”

“But the four hottest all occurred before global warming

Heard in a Brisbane pub

“We shouldn’t forget that Clive has been deemed a National Treasure”

“I know but he’s suffered so much from devaluation and loss of interest that these days he’s hardly worth a nickel”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Shouldn’t we just check whether the experts who erroneously forecast drought conditions this summer caused by El Nino are the same ones forecasting global warming caused by carbon dioxide?

Heard in the Parliament House bar

“In view of the fact Peter Dutton called Samantha Maiden a ‘f..king witch’ how do you think this will affect their future relationship?”

“He’ll probably take a spell away from her”

Heard in the Labor Party HQ

“What innovations do you think Malcolm will bring to the parliamentary process?”

“Well at the current rate of ministerial turnover it looks like he plans to give everyone in the Coalition a turn in cabinet”

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