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The Weak in Politics on Friday 26th June 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 26th June 2015

Friday 26 June, 2015
For Australian terrorists fighting overseas Tony has decided that charity shouldn’t begin at home.
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Weak in Politics section from FridayMashWhy hasnt Bill Shorten appeared in the Killing Season

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘It must be a tough gig as prime minister’

‘But there’s no doubt Bill Shorten would kill for the job’

Heard at the people smugglers HQ

‘Why do you think we should start taking asylum seekers to Brunei?’

‘The Sultan can afford to pay us more to stop than Australia’

Heard down he Canberra corridors of power

‘What is the essential difference between Gillian Triggs and Bronnie?’

‘The one wants to let everyone in and the other kicks everyone out’

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Given that Operation Sovereign Borders is intercepting boats and sending asylum seekers back to Indonesia is Australia giving money to people smugglers to pay for the fares to be refunded?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Can you trust Mark Arbib’s opinion that you can’t trust Bill Shorten?’

‘No more than you can look a faceless man in the face’

Heard in Tony’s office

‘Does the Greens’ support for the new pension measures indicate they’re becoming more economically responsible?’

‘Only in comparison with the Greek government’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Kevin said he hadn’t spoken to Wayne Swan since he was knifed’

‘It’s difficult to decide which of them has derived greater benefit’

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