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The Weak In Politics on Friday 12th August 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 12th August 2016

Friday 12 August, 2016
“What’s your view of the Northern Territory Government’s competence to handle sensitive social issues?” “They’d even benefit from hiring Pauline Hanson as a consultant”
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Heard in the Coalition caucus room

“What was Malcolm’s true reason for not nominating Kevin?”

“He’s determined to raise the quality of his Captain’s Picks”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What’s your view of the Northern Territory Government’s competence to handle sensitive social issues?”

“They’d even benefit from hiring Pauline Hanson as a consultant”

Heard at the Department of Health

“I see the waiting lists for NSW hospitals have become much shorter”

“Yes but you should see the waiting lists of patients trying to get out”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“Do you think the ACTU would ever launch another political party?”

“Not after they made such a mess of the first one”

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“Why is Bob Brown so keen to remove that old commie Lee Rhiannon from the NSW Greens?”

“He doesn’t believe the outbreak of a cold war in the party will help combat global warming

Heard at the Department of Foreign Affairs

“Do you think there’s another opportunity for Kevin in diplomacy?”

“He’s ideally suited for a position at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London but I don’t see any signs of Julian Assange relinquishing it”

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