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The Weak In Politics on Friday 29th July 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 29th July 2016

Friday 29 July, 2016
“I’m surprised Malcolm didn’t appoint more women to his cabinet” “I think he’s waiting to see whether the rise of Pauline puts an end to the calls for more women in politics”
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What advantages does Kristina Keneally’s Labrador have over Kevin as a candidate for UN Secretary General?”

“There’d be huge savings in international travel expenses because Kevin would fly first class while the Labrador would fly in a crate in the cargo hold”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

“I was surprised at the support Kim Carr received to stay on the Labor front bench”

“I always thought that he and Bob were prime reasons to cease Carr production in Australia”

Heard at the Liberal Club

“I see Sam Dastyari claims to be a non-practising Muslim”

“It’s much more of a worry that he claims to be a practising politician”

Heard in the Labor caucus

“I’m surprised Malcolm didn’t appoint more women to his cabinet”

“I think he’s waiting to see whether the rise of Pauline puts an end to the calls for more women in politics”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“What do you think is the future for the Greens?”

“I’m doubtful whether they can survive the extreme political disasters caused by climate change

Heard at the Reserve Bank

Bill Shorten is claiming he’s prepared to work with the government on a responsible economic plan”

“That’s like Dracula claiming he’s prepared to work with the Red Cross to set up a blood bank”

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