Politics

Dec 13, 2012

Richard Farmer’s political snippets: Libs a bunch of gutless wonders

The Liberals ran away in fear yesterday when it came to commenting on the Slipper case, as well they might. A truly disgraceful episode.

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

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Gutless wonders. Liberals not commenting on the judge’s decision in the Peter Slipper case are gutless wonders. They ran away in fear yesterday, as well they might. A truly disgraceful episode. I just hope Labor avoids the temptation to prolong the sorry episode with an inquiry into the opposition’s role. The verdict does not change the truth that he was not a suitable person to occupy the post of House of Representatives Speaker in the first place.

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  1. klewso

    Ashby did better up here making page 10 (or “5”, it was only worth half a page of “Murdoch’s public interest”) up here in our own “Curry or Maul”.
    Pretty ironic considering their alacrity to spread the mud when it was first flung? Then again this is the viewspaper that devoted an editorial, in a paper that covers the whole state and those seats, in trying to save Brough’s Longman seat in ’04.

  2. klewso

    Today it’s only Terry Sweetman’s “Viewpoint” and a few letters.

    [Guess with their edited share of “the remote” – thanks to their share of the “Dirty Linen Laundry Market” this won’t be registering much on “Murdoch’s Public Interest Index”, for further “hanging out for discussion”? It’ll just slip quietly off the public’s agenda clothes line – with no “media/press agitation” – the spin cycle on this, in their washing-machine, in their laundry, has broken down?]

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