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The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th May 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th May 2015

Friday 15 May, 2015
I want to be absolutely clear about this: 'If Joe forecasts a deficit but causes a global financial crisis would this be seen as a surplus?'
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Don’t blame Joe too much for the budget. Tony made him do it.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

Christine Milne’s leaving politics to become a grandmother’
‘That means she’ll be chaining herself to a family tree’

Heard down the Victorian corridors of power

‘I see the Andrews government is budgeting for a surplus next year’
‘That’s the Wayne Swan model. They’ll switch to a deficit around Christmas’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘What effect do you think increasing child support will have on the government?’
Peta will get an increase for looking after Tony

Green and bear it

Now that Richard di Natale has taken over as Greens leader it means they’ve started Christmas this year even earlier than Myer or David Jones.

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

The Greens want to close Sydney Airport and are opposed to the new airport at Badgery’s Creek’
‘They’re prepared to accept 24 hour curfews’

I want to be absolutely clear about this

‘If Joe forecasts a deficit but causes a global financial crisis would this be seen as a surplus?’

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

‘What will be the effect of Mike Baird making the ICAC’s unlawful actions lawful?’
‘Either he’ll have to appear before them or they’ll have to appear before Eddie Obeid

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