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The Weak in Politics on 20th March 2015

The Weak in Politics on 20th March 2015

Friday 20 March, 2015
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Heard down the Queensland corridors of power

“What you think will be the outcome of Anna Palaszczuk’s culling of senior state bureaucrats?”
“She’ll take even longer to start good government than Tony

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“What happens if Labor wins and Luke Foley doesn’t get elected to the Lower House?”
“They’d have to advertise the premier’s job”

I want to be absolutely clear about this

Is the fact that Tasmania is the coldest state in Australia the result of it being the greenest or rather the closest to Antarctica? Or is it the fact that Christine Milne and Jacqui Lambie both live there and that’s enough to send a chill up anybody?

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What you think our real problem is with Indonesia?”
“They’re about 2000 kilometres too close”

Green and Bear it

The Greens are finding it unbearably frustrating that the US is suffering an incredibly arctic winter without being able to claim it was caused by an ETS.

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What do you think Bill Shorten’s chances are of becoming PM?”

“I think he’ll get so confused before the next election that he’ll stab himself by mistake”

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“The problem with Luke Foley is he’s never run anything”

“That could be an advantage if he wins the election. It could prevent a dispute with the unions over who should run the state”

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