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The Weak In Politics on Friday 8th July 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 8th July 2016

Friday 8 July, 2016
“What is the greatest challenge faced by the government now that both Pauline Hanson and Jacqui Lambie have won seats at the election?” “Refraining from sexist remarks”
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Heard at the Liberal Club

“What would be the effect of Eddie Obeid getting a custodial sentence?”

“He’d start power broking prison governor appointments”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“What is the greatest challenge faced by the government now that both Pauline Hanson and Jacqui Lambie have won seats at the election?”

“Refraining from sexist remarks”

Heard in a Canberra night club

“How’s the First Bloke doing these days?”

“Not too well, I think he’s slipped to Fourth or Fifth”

Heard in the Treasury

“How on earth does Bill think he can ever make a dent in the national debt?”

“By bashing the banks”

Heard at the ACTU

“The public don’t seem to understand the need to reduce unemployment”

“I know, they missed a golden opportunity by not electing Rob Oakeshott for a job in parliament”

Heard at the Old Farts Club

“I see Pauline Hanson wants Royal Commissions into Climate Change and Islam”

“I think I’m in love”

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