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The Weak In Politics on Friday 9th October 2015

The Weak In Politics on Friday 9th October 2015

Friday 9 October, 2015
This was the week when Tony spoke about Malcolm through gritted teeth without the assistance of a ventriloquist.
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Will Tony’s great achievements as prime minister be recognised by generations to come?”

“Only if Prince Philip assumes the title of Sir Philip”

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“Why is Mike Baird the most popular politician in Australian?”

“He wouldn’t be seen dead on Manly beach in budgie smugglers”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think that sharia law is a threat we should take seriously?”

“Yes just like CFMEU law”

Green and bear it

The Greens are confident that this year’s Climate Change Conference in Paris will take more effective action against global warming than the one in Copenhagen where the only collective action taken was leaving Kevin out in the cold.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think Malcolm will make any captain’s picks?”

“No he’ll just unpick the ones Tony made”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Which is the only poll that counts? Is it the one on election day, the thirtieth Newspoll lost in succession or the one in the party room that decides a spill? If Tony ever launches a comeback it is vital he gains prior clarification on this point.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think that Tony’s reaction to being toppled by Malcolm was as malevolent as Kevin’s after he’d been stabbed by Julia?”

“Yes but it was almost certainly less misogynistic”


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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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