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The Weak In Politics on Friday 2nd September 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 2nd September 2016

Friday 2 September, 2016
“What will be the main effect of Sarah Hanson Young’s removal as the Greens’ spokesperson on immigration?” “The people smugglers will have to employ a lobby group”
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Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“Why do you think the Greens moved Sarah Hanson Young out of immigration?”

“They obviously believed she could make a more beneficial contribution through emigration”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

“Why do you think Shorten’s so keen on a Royal Commission into the banks?”

“He’s pissed off that they’ve never given him credit for anything”

Heard in a Canberra restaurant

“Do you think that for her second coming to parliament there’s a chance Pauline will be wiser as well as older?”

“If she’d been wiser she’d never have come here a second time”

Heard at the Immigration Department

“What will be the main effect of Sarah Hanson Young’s removal as the Greens’ spokesperson on immigration?”

“The people smugglers will have to employ a lobby group”

Heard at Wentworth Park

“What’s your reaction to Baird’s decision to ban greyhound racing?”

“All bets are off”

Heard in a Perth pub

“The NBN is now forecast to make a profit by 2022”

“I wonder if the Coalition could ever make a profit out of Kevin’s other dud idea involving Pink Batts

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