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The Weak In Politics on Friday 23rd October 2015

The Weak In Politics on Friday 23rd October 2015

Friday 23 October, 2015
This was the week when it was revealed that Malcolm’s wealth is in the Cayman Islands while Bill’s is thought to have been buried in a garden by the AWU.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“I hear Tony could be Malcolm’s Captain’s Pick to attend the Climate Change Conference in Paris

“He’d be the only one there who’s sufficiently carbon insensitive to ask them to turn up the heating”

Heard at the ABC

“What did you think of the Verdict this week?”

“It was so bad that even Tony Abbott might be an improvement”

Heard in a Hobart pub

“How is the Jacqui Lambie Network doing?”

“It’s growing even more slowly than the National Broadband Network

I want to be absolutely clear about this

If Malcolm is proposing to maintain a close dialogue with the Grand Mufti will it mean he’ll have to learn to speak Arabic?

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“I see Peter Garrett thinks that Kevin was a megalomaniac

“That’s the first thing he’s ever said that I’ve agreed with”

Heard in Malcolm Turnbull’s office

“Tony still thinks he could have won the 2016 election”

“He’s probably right but it would have been such a disappointment for everybody”

Heard at the ACTU

“I’ve just read that Malcolm’s worth two hundred million”

“That’s interesting he could afford to bribe both the AWU and the CFMEU


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This is the column with insights that all the other publications seem unable to cope with. That’s arguably because they take politics far too seriously.

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