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The Weak In Aussie Politics

Friday 29 April, 2016
“I see that Channel 9 is bringing back the Voice” “It obviously wasn’t in Lebanon”
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Heard at the ABC

“I see that Channel 9 is bringing back the Voice”

“It obviously wasn’t in Lebanon”

Heard in the Labor Caucus

“What travel allowance will Bronnie get after she leaves Parliament?”

“Four broomsticks a year”

Heard down the corridors of power in Canberra

“Who asked Channel 9 if they’d be willing to do an encore by snatching Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy?”

“The Ecuadorian Embassy”

Heard at a far right faction meeting

“We’ve just had the hottest-ever March”

“I told you the Paris Climate Change Summit would be a waste of time”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“What do you think would be the main thrust of a Shorten prime ministership?”

“It would give the ACTU the opportunity to prove they’re capable of running the country”

Heard in a Surry Hills restaurant

“Which has the greater chance of success Clive running a nickel refinery or Channel 9 running a kidnap?”

“Bronnie running as an independent”


About this Series
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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