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Friday 18 November, 2016
Downing Street London On hearing the result of the US Presidential election Theresa May immediately decided to send Christmas cards to all the forgotten people in the UK. Key conclusion from Hillary’s campaign assessment Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Beyoncé shouldn’t give up their day jobs. Heard in the Trump transition team HQ How can […]
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Downing Street London
On hearing the result of the US Presidential election Theresa May immediately decided to send Christmas cards to all the forgotten people in the UK.

Key conclusion from Hillary’s campaign assessment
Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Beyoncé shouldn’t give up their day jobs.

Heard in the Trump transition team HQ
How can we continue to reassure people that they made the right choice in voting for Donald rather than Hillary?”

“We could appoint Wikileaks as the White House Press Secretary”

Washington insider report
After the experience of George W Bush, the threat from Jeb Bush and the narrow escape from Hillary it has been proposed the FBI should warn Ivanka Trump, Michelle Obama and Chelsea Clinton that any campaigning to promote a political dynasty would prompt James Comey to announce an investigation of their emails.

Traveller’s Guide newsflash
The rate for the Presidential Suite at Trump hotels has just risen by 200%.

Australian human rights
It has been decreed that anyone accusing Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs of living on another planet cannot be charged with racism under Section 18C.

New international refugee crisis
Following news that refugees from centres in Papua New Guinea and Nauru are to be resettled in the US there have been a flood of applications from Hillary supporters to come and replace them.

International affairs
The Mexican Government says it is confident of maintaining current links to the US through holes in the wall.

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