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The Weak in Politics on Friday 18th March 2016

The Weak in Politics on Friday 18th March 2016

Friday 18 March, 2016
This was the week that realisation dawned within the Coalition that Tony’s political career isn’t about to Peta out.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What do you believe it was that forced the Abbott government to take action on global warming?”

“Peta’s meltdowns”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“Did you see Bill Shorten embracing a gay Liberal politician at the Mardi Gras”

“He’s obviously keeping all his options open until after the election”

Heard in the Parliament House bar

“Apparently only Malcolm and God know the date of the election”

“I’m worried that God has leaked it to George Pell

Heard in the Liberal Party caucus

“What’s your view of the relationship between Peta and Tony?”

“I think it was a little blue dress short of a sex scandal

Heard at the Defence Department

“Why have the submarines and strike fighters been delayed so much?”

“We’ve switched to a plan that guarantees twenty-second century technology in the twenty-third century”

Heard at Labor Party HQ

“Peta was obviously Tony’s personal Operation Sovereign Borders”

“It’s a wonder most of his cabinet didn’t end up on Manus Island”

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