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The Weak In Politics on Friday 18th September 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 18th September 2016

Friday 18 September, 2015
This was the week when Malcolm not only forced Tony to play the Canberra games but also won.
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Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“The redevelopment of George Street is going to cause a lot of chaos in the Sydney CBD”

“After suffering Clover’s cycle-ways I doubt whether anyone will notice much difference”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What do you think will happen if Turnbull terminates Hockey?”

“The Hockeyroos will have to take up netball”

Heard in the ABC conference room

“What’s your ultimate aim for Q&A?”

“A video question from the Islamic State”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

In the interests of openness and fairness surely the Syrian refugees should be warned beforehand that Bill Shorten will view them as a threat to the jobs of union members.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think there will ever be a Donald Trump in this country?”

“Well Clive had a go but he turned out to be worse than the politicians”

Green and bear it

The Greens believe that persuading the Islamic State to introduce a carbon tax would be a better option than bombing it. Presumably that’s because it would cause them to go the same way as Julia.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Are you going to ensure that the Syrian refugees coming to Australia will represent all sectors of their society?”

“Absolutely apart from not accepting any terrorists, union members, extremist politicians or members of the Assad family”

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