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The Weak in Politics on Friday 8th May 2015

The Weak in Politics on Friday 8th May 2015

Friday 8 May, 2015
The budget is simply an annual reminder of the urgent need for reform to the way senators are elected.
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Heard down the ICAC corridors of power

‘I hear we could now be invited to appear before an inquiry conducted by Eddie Obeid

Heard down the Victorian corridors of power

‘They’re calling Daniel Andrews the new Joan Kirner’
‘Then as a matter of urgency we need to find the new Jeff Kennet

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘What do you think is the future for robots?’
‘Becoming parliamentary candidates for PUP

I want to be absolutely clear about this

If Australia gains free trade agreements with the US, China, South Korea, Japan, the EU and the Pacific Region will that encourage Tasmania to restart its economy?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Do you think the budget will be unfair?’
‘Well isn’t that what we’ve already decided?’

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

‘What’s your reaction to Fred Nile gaining the balance of power in the Upper House?’
‘Let us pray’

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Why are you insisting that the Greens should travel to the Climate Change Conference in Paris without causing any carbon emissions?’
‘Because all that swimming and walking would mean they’d be away for at least a year’

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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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