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The Weak In Politics on Friday 1st July 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 1st July 2016

Friday 1 July, 2016
“I hear Rob Oakeshott wants to get back into politics because he’s unemployed” “I can’t help feeling that if it wasn’t for careers in politics the unemployment rate would be much higher”
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Heard in the Canberra Press Gallery

“I hear Rob Oakeshott wants to get back into politics because he’s unemployed”

“I can’t help feeling that if it wasn’t for careers in politics the unemployment rate would be much higher”

Heard in an Adelaide restaurant

“What do you find most compelling about Nick Xenophon?”

“He packs more people into his apartment block than his political rallies”

Notice from the Electoral Commission

Please cast your vote with the utmost care and attention. If you subsequently realise you’ve made a mistake there’s absolutely no chance you’ll be allowed back for a second go.

Heard at a Labor Party branch

“Can you think of a good reason to vote for Bill Shorten?”

“No but that didn’t stop me voting for Kevin and Julia

Heard down the NSW corridors of power

“I see there’s a Trotskyist trying to pinch Albo’s seat

“Well at least that proves he isn’t a communist”

Heard at the Winter Ball

“Do you think Malcolm should Remain or Leave?”

“Are you referring to The Lodge or the Monarchy?”

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