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The Weak in Politics on Friday 25th September 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 25th September 2015

Friday 25 September, 2015
This was the week when Malcolm Turnbull decided he wouldn’t play Hockey in his preferred position.
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What was Tony Abbotts greatest achievements - You Decide

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“As Treasurer Joe had to cope with Tony’s broken promises”

“Including the one that he wouldn’t be fired as Treasurer”

Heard at the CFMEU HQ

“It’s wonderful news about Abbott”

“I know but it was disappointing to learn that Malcolm has kept Dyson Heydon on his team”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Why do you think Malcolm made his bid for the top job last week?”

“To make sure he got the PM’s allocation of free tickets for the AFL and NRL grand finals”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

As Australia’s leading purveyor of womansplaining shouldn’t Tanya Plibersek do some explaining about why she was complaining about Malcolm’s mansplaining?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Julie Bishop is anybody’s in return for the deputy leadership”

“In your case it would have to be at least an offer of the leadership”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“Have you heard what Tony’s going to do next?”

“I hear the people smugglers are prepared to pay millions to hire him as a consultant”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What’s happened to Peta Credlin?”

“As a precaution Malcolm’s probably placed her in preventive detention for a few months”

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