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The Weak in Politics on 2nd January 2015

The Weak in Politics on 2nd January 2015

Friday 2 January, 2015
Heard down the Sydney corridors of power - 'John Robertson was such a nonentity’ ‘I know, he never even got the chance to make a name for himself at ICAC’
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The Treasurer is currently studying a plan to boost the economy in 2015 by extending the Boxing Day Sale for a further 364 days.

You decide on the critical issues facing the nation

What has been the main impact of Tony’s reshuffle?

  • Clive is really pissed that he wasn’t appointed Minister for Mining
  • It hasn’t caught on like gangnam-style
  • It caught David Johnston so unprepared that he was left without any Defence
  • Compared with all the shuffling under Julia and Kevin it was definitely soft shoe.
  • According to the latest polls the hand that he reshuffled to himself hasn’t yet resulted in him taking a trick

Green & bear it

The Greens are thought to have proposed that there should be a memorial service at the Climate Change conference in Paris for Julia’s carbon tax.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘Minister of Defence must be a very tough job’
‘I know but it does offer the opportunity of private showings of the videos produced at the Australian Defence Force Academy’

Conniving with Clive

Jacqui is still providing Clive with material for his campaign of abuse against Tony. He simply rebadges all the stuff she says about him.

Heard down the Sydney corridors of power

John Robertson was such a nonentity’
‘I know, he never even got the chance to make a name for himself at the ICAC

I want to be absolutely clear about this

If Tony’s approval numbers sink to the same level as Julia’s will that be because he’s doing a crap job or because of all the misandry he’s having to suffer just because he’s a man.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

‘What do you think Kevin Andrew’s main problem will be as Minister of Defence?’
‘He’s a general pain-in-the-arse’

News from the Parliamentary Summer break

Latest indications from confidential sources are that Tony will not undergo a complete makeover during the Summer break because it’s now been determined that would take at least six months.

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