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The Weak in Politics on Friday 24th June 2016

The Weak in Politics on Friday 24th June 2016

Friday 24 June, 2016
“If Malcolm wins the election will he find a job for Tony?” “Without a doubt but not in Australia”
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Heard in the Coalition caucus

“Why do you think 2089 will be such a significant year?”

“It will mark the 100th anniversary of the Labor Party’s last surplus”

Heard in a Melbourne pub

“Where can I find the main positions of the Australian Sex Party?”

“They are all clearly set out in the Kama Sutra”

Heard among the latte set

“Do you see anything encouraging about Malcolm or Bill?”

“Yes neither of them is Trump”

Heard at a Liberal campaign meeting

“What are the chances of a Labor government delivering a surplus after four years of economically devastating deficits?”

“About the same as an alcoholic becoming head of the Methodist Church after a four-year binge-drinking sabbatical”

Heard at News Ltd

“There doesn’t seem to be anyone from the ABC standing as a Labor candidate at this election”

“The new managing director is insisting on a more balanced approach and there was no member of staff prepared to stand as a Coalition candidate”

Heard at a Liberal Party branch

“If Malcolm wins the election will he find a job for Tony?”

“Without a doubt but not in Australia”


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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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