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The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th April 2016

The Weak in Politics on Friday 15th April 2016

Friday 15 April, 2016
Heard at the UN “Do you think Kevin is of the calibre required to take a lead role in world affairs?” “Certainly, if the world was at war with another planet it would be hugely beneficial to us if he was leading them” Heard at a Liberal Party right-wing faction meeting “Do you think that […]
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Heard at the UN

“Do you think Kevin is of the calibre required to take a lead role in world affairs?”

“Certainly, if the world was at war with another planet it would be hugely beneficial to us if he was leading them”

Heard at a Liberal Party right-wing faction meeting

“Do you think that Malcolm is ideologically closer to Labor than us?”

“I think the ACTU are ideologically closer to us than Malcolm”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“How would you put Tony into perspective politically?”

“A trans-sexual version of Bronnie”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“Malcolm’s had six big ideas in six months which have all been non-events”

“If Bill becomes PM at the election we’ll have had six prime ministers in six years which have all led to a non-event as well”

Heard at the ACTU

“If Bill wins the next election what role would the CFMEU play in government?”

“A similar one to Peta Credlin

Heard at Labor Party HQ

“What are the prospects are for Malcolm’s first budget?”

“I think it could last for at least a couple of days”

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