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The Weak In Politics on Friday 9th September 2016

The Weak In Politics on Friday 9th September 2016

Friday 9 September, 2016
Heard at a young wives seminar “I thought climate change was the biggest moral challenge of our time” “Malcolm calculates that future generations will be much more pissed off if we pass on trillions of debt rather than just an extra couple of degrees” Heard in a gay night club “Bill Shorten reckons that federal […]
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Heard at a young wives seminar

“I thought climate change was the biggest moral challenge of our time”

Malcolm calculates that future generations will be much more pissed off if we pass on trillions of debt rather than just an extra couple of degrees”

Heard in a gay night club

“Bill Shorten reckons that federal politicians are the best people to make a decision on gay marriage”

“Well after all the stuff-ups they’ve made on health, education and the economy they’re due to get something right”

Heard in the Coalition caucus

“What do you think will be the outcome of Sam Dastyari getting financial support from the Chinese?”

Clive will be coming to him for advice”

Heard in a Port Melbourne pub

“Why do Australian politicians accept donations from abroad?”

“Because not many Australians think they’re worth feeding”

Heard down the Canberra corridors of power

“How will Malcolm react to the lost vote in parliament?”

“He’ll prevail upon the Speaker to revert to the Bronnie era where there were always at least three Labor MPs suspended at any given time”

Heard at Liberal Party HQ

“What do you think of Bill Shorten’s new co-operative and conciliatory approach in Parliament?”

“I think he picked it up from the mauling and rucking techniques employed by the All Blacks

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