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The Weak In Politics on Friday 26th August 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 26th August 2016

Friday 26 August, 2016
“Bill Shorten just doesn’t seem to care about lumbering future generations with debt” “He only cares about union members and the way their numbers are trending there won’t be any left after 2030”
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“How did the Aussie Olympians react to spending a night in a Rio prison?”

“They thought the accommodation wasn’t much of an improvement on the Olympic Village”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

Bill Shorten just doesn’t seem to care about lumbering future generations with debt”

“He only cares about union members and the way their numbers are trending there won’t be any left after 2030”

Heard in cabinet

“I see there’s a chance that NZ could take in the asylum seekers from Manus Island”

“We’ve offered them a swap deal, five hundred asylum seekers for one All Black”

Heard at a One Nation caucus meeting

“Should we call for a Royal Commission into Clive?”

“No he’d only start suing it for something”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“What are the chances of the budget getting passed?”

“Don’t ask me, ask Nick and Pauline

Heard at the Sydney Morning Herald

“What are the chances of Jason Clare becoming leader of the NSW Labor Party?”

“I don’t know, I haven’t been able to get through to Eddie or Joe

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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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