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The Weak In Politics on Friday 2nd October 2015

The Weak In Politics on Friday 2nd October 2015

Friday 2 October, 2015
This was the week when all of a sudden hardly anybody preferred Bill Shorten as prime minister.
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What did Scott Morrison really say to Tony before the spill - You Decide

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What was the main reason Tony was dumped?”

“He turned back more votes than boats”

Heard in the Turnbull household

“Should we invite the Abbotts over for dinner sometime?”

“Sure as long as we don’t discuss politics”

Heard at Labor Party HQ

Bill seems to be lacking something in his bid to become prime minister”

“Yes Abbott and Hockey

I want to be absolutely clear about this

If Kevin ever becomes Secretary General of the UN would he arm its peace-keeping forces with pink batts so they can insulate countries against attack?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Where do you think the recent surge in Bill’s disapproval rating came from?”

“It transferred over from Tony”

Heard at the G20 HQ

“Which Australian prime minister can we expect at the next summit?”

“Just address the invitation ‘to whom it may concern’”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What is the biggest potential problem Malcolm could face?”

“Tony becoming the leader of the opposition”


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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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