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The Weak In Politics on Friday 27th May 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 27th May 2016

Friday 27 May, 2016
“Why do you think we could agree to take in 100,000 Syrian refugees?” “Because at the rate we process them they’d be lucky to get here before 2050”
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

Richard di Natale thinks that global warming is a bigger threat than terrorism”

“He obviously doesn’t live in Syria”

Heard at Coalition election HQ

“I’m surprised we haven’t heard anything about Work Choices so far in this election”

“I know but we’re ready with Pink Batts just in case”

Heard at Labor Party HQ

“What’s the latest on the NBN?”

“It’s forecast to catch up with Netflix by 2030”

Heard at a local Labor Party meeting

“Surely Bill Shorten should become more than a reciter of the ACTU’s talking points”

“Absolutely, if it looks like being a hung parliament he intends to add a few from the Greens”

Heard down the Victorian corridors of power

“Politics in South Australia are so localised”

“I know they seem to look at everything through a periscope”

Heard in the Department of Immigration

“Why do you think we could agree to take in 100,000 Syrian refugees?”

“Because at the rate we process them they’d be lucky to get here before 2050”

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