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The Weak in Politics on Friday 27th March 2014

The Weak in Politics on Friday 27th March 2014

Friday 27 March, 2015
Tanya Plibersek is worried we’ve upset the Indonesians by turning back the boats and destroying their people smuggling industry.
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Tony remains confident of saying something soon that won’t cause mass moral outrage. 

Why does Tony Abbott keep repeating himself - You Decide

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Following the demise of Gold Coast United, Jacqui, the Brick with Eyes, Titanic II and the Coolum Resort what disaster will befall Clive next?”

“The PUP will have to be put down”

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“Do you think renewable energy will be a major issue in the election?”

“Only for the Australian Sex Party

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Tony is toast if Baird loses the NSW election”

“It would be a tragedy if he didn’t stay as PM long enough to stuff another budget”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Tanya Plibersek is worried we’ve upset the Indonesians by turning back the boats and destroying their people smuggling industry. It’s difficult to understand why she isn’t absolutely ropable about asylum seekers being ripped off for a one-way trip on leaky tubs just to meet up with Operation Sovereign Borders and the Australian government receiving no contribution from Indonesia towards the cost of lifeboats to take them back.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What’s the evidence that universities are in need of reform”

“Graduates like Christopher Pyne

Heard down the Queensland corridors of power

“What do you think it takes to be a successful Queensland Premier?”

“The ability to resist being blown away by cyclones”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Are there signs that Malcolm is hinting about becoming PM?”

“Well come to think of it he has been spilling his coffee a lot recently”

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