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The Weak in Politics on Friday 26th February 2016

The Weak in Politics on Friday 26th February 2016

Friday 26 February, 2016
This was the week when Bill finally realised that Malcolm had only been teasing him over the GST.
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Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“It seems like Malcolm’s honeymoon is finally over”

“Now he can concentrate on divorcing Bronnie

Heard in Tony’s office

“I was disappointed not to get a gig in Malcolm’s shuffle”

“Look at it this way, you’re lucky he didn’t wreak his revenge by putting you in charge of the NBN

Heard in the Canberra Press Gallery

“Are you expecting any new economic policies from Malcolm this week?”

“No chance, Tony’s policies won’t reach their use-by date until the budget

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

Sarah Hanson Young seems to have gone quiet recently”

“I think that’s because she’s realised that if she applies her normal mode of address to anyone besides Tony she’d be charged under Section 18C”

Heard at a Liberal ladies lunch

“I hear you’ve been going through a rough period recently”

“That’s true I even sent Barnaby a Valentine Card”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

“How do you rate Bill’s plan for negative gearing?”

“A non-starter somewhere between reverse and neutral”


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