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The Weak in Politics on Friday 5th June 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 5th June 2015

Friday 5 June, 2015
It looks like Tanya Plibersek’s bid to force all members of the parliamentary Labor Party into supporting gay marriage has been deemed heterophobic.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘I see Bill Shorten still believes the Royal Commission into the unions is politically motivated’

‘Well he should know because he’s arguably more politically motivated about it than anybody’

Heard down the ICAC corridors of power

‘Sorry but I can’t find any evidence that Margaret Cunneen has recently been to Syria’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Do you think that the GST should be removed from tampons?’

‘Yes but there will have to be strings attached’

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Did the Catholic Church also have a policy of moving priests from parish to parish when they were found to be drunks, atheists or bigamists?

Heard at Channel Nine

‘I see Mark Scott is going to investigate whether Q&A has a left-wing bias’

‘That’s like investigating whether Clive likes eating’

Heard in the local pub

‘Do you think terrorists returning from Syria should be allowed to teach young people about the barbarity and ruthlessness of ISIL?’

‘No they should teach the Greens’

Heard in the ladies’ locker room

‘What’s your worst nightmare?’

‘Appearing on “Married at First Sight’ and finding I’m getting hitched to Tony Abbott

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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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