Mar 12, 2014

Why Federal Opposition Leader Bile Spartan is failing the Pub Test

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21 thoughts on “Why Federal Opposition Leader Bile Spartan is failing the Pub Test

  1. drmick

    Its pretty easy to pick the party faithful in a pub these days Firsty; just say something like; “well i’m of to beat the wife and kids if my meals not ready when i get home, and I might just do it for fun if it is ready”; and watch the admiring glances of your fellow LNP Branch and cabinet members. “Hey Troy; better let the chauffeur drive home tonight ha ha ha ha”.
    None of mama’s little babies loves Shortnin; All his supporters either drink in the “singles” bars in disguise or cant afford to drink because they have recently lost their job.

  2. rhwombat

    I am encouraged by the colour of the Yarra, but am not sure how to react to finding Chris Berg’s disembodied head in it. If panel 6: D is involved I might be quietly proud, however if the said head is still attached to an IPA body, I wish to complain to Paul Barrie about the disgusting deregulated flow of filth into Our National Operational Sewers.

  3. Andybob

    But there’s nothing so gormless, so bland or so lame
    As our loyal opposition, and that bloke with no name.

  4. zut alors

    Anyone who writes a letter to The Australian deserves the consequences.

    The Pub Test will never replace the Taxi Driver Poll.

  5. Nifty

    “You write a letter to the Australian bagging John Howard and they publish it. But they change John Howard to Karl Marx” LoL!!! – D

  6. ernmalleyscat

    It’s funny how all the pundits who swore by every blip in the polls for the last 3 years now have to resort to other measurements because the opposition has been ahead in virtually every poll since December.

    The only pub test that counts is fight in the carpark in 2016.

  7. leon knight

    Love the title of Andrew’s new book, but I have been assured recently (by none other than himself on 1+1) that he is a very nice bloke when you get to know him.
    Nearly convinced me, he spoke so softly and politely….

  8. klewso

    Which pub do you drink at? Do they sell hash pasties?
    Box 1 – “he’s” either pissed already or on drugs?
    Box 2 – make a comment about the leader of Murdoch government?
    Box 3 – is that a schooner?
    Box 4 – no Bull Shitten?
    Box 5 – Whose blood is Blot signing them in?
    Box 6 – So what, they changed Julia Gillard to Typhoid Mary?

  9. paddy

    There’s a lot to be said for glassing.
    Unfortunately, it means my local pub will now only serve me Chardonnay in a tin mug. Rather spoils it’s cheeky aromatic nose. But there’s much less blood on the floor.

  10. Nifty

    What is it with glassing anyway? To glass or not to glass, that is the question.

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