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The Weak In Politics on Friday 22ns January 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 22ns January 2016

Friday 22 January, 2016
This was the week when the NSW Labor Party demonstrated that their propensity to power-broke is applicable to Party Secretaries as well as Premiers.
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Heard in Labor Party HQ

“I see Bill’s against putting GST on a lettuce”

“Well he’s costing us enough as it is”

Heard in Liberal Party HQ

“Are you surprised that the unions are diverting financial contributions away from the Labor Party to the Greens?”

“No because the association with the Labor Party has been disastrous for their image”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Can politicians who are prone to sexist behaviour be sure of avoiding public censure by Penny Wong through practising it within the NSW Labor Party rather than at a Coalition soirée in Hong Kong?

Heard at the RSL

“Do you think that WADA will introduce drug testing for politicians?”

“Without a doubt and any MP that doesn’t test positive should be suspended immediately”

Heard at a Canberra restaurant

“What changes did they make to The Lodge before Malcolm moved in?”

“They moved the right and left wings more towards the centre”

Heard at the ABC

“What is the ultimate aim of a politician?”

“Instead of going on an overseas junket in January go on one all year round like Kevin

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