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Weak in Politics on Friday 13th November 2015

Weak in Politics on Friday 13th November 2015

Friday 13 November, 2015
This was the week when Labor denounced Malcolm’s economic reforms whatever they turn out to be as a programme to make himself even richer.
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Why did Bill Shorten go on a tour of the Pacific Islands - You Decide

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Everyone seems to have lost interest in Tony’s whereabouts overseas

“Except Interpol of course”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

Tanya Plibersek must have dreaded the thought of being stuck on a Pacific Island with Bill

“She’s not Robinson Crusoe”

Heard at Labor Party HQ

“Why did they send Peter Dutton to those refugee camps in the Middle East?”

“Because he’s so gloomy they knew he’d fit in perfectly”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Do you think that climate change is man-made or an Act of God?”

“Frankly I believe it’s a promotional campaign for the renewable energy industry”

Heard in the Parliament House bar

“Do you really think these climate change conferences do any good?”

“Certainly, the one in Copenhagen played a major role in getting rid of Kevin”

Heard at an international congress

“How did it happen that Australia has had five prime ministers in five years?”

“Well we celebrate for two months after one gets dumped and then we start having problems with the next one”


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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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