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Jul 13, 2017

SA Liberals, much like their federal counterparts, are on the brink of factional war

Insiders have warned victory for the wets' will be short-lived, with one insisting “a factional war is definitely coming”, writes InDaily political journalist Tom Richardson.

SA Liberals factional war

SA Liberal leader Steven Marshall

South Australian Liberal state president John Olsen has rejected fresh predictions of a looming factional war, but warns the “ripple from Canberra” could yet impact SA Liberal leader Steven Marshall’s chances at the next election.

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7 thoughts on “SA Liberals, much like their federal counterparts, are on the brink of factional war

  1. Marilyn J Shepherd

    The Liberals in SA are nobodies, no one knows them and no one wants them. Marshall is allied to his idiot savant mate Pyne whom no one wants any more and the way they are carrying on about nothing at all, ably supported by the Murdoch rags, they will remain unwanted by anyone.

  2. Barbara Haan

    The Libs in SA are as useful as a bunch of wet lettuces. They couldn’t fight their way out of a paper bag, even on a good day.

    1. AR

      Interesting choice of analogies – I’d much prefer a wet lettuce to a dry one and surely it would be more likely to burst through a paper bag than a dry one?

      1. Barbara Haan

        You’d think so, wouldn’t you? But SA Libs are able to pull of magnificent acts of stupidity that defy all laws of logic. And, altho’ a dry lettuce would hit harder, think of all that unseemly dripping down the back of your neck. Also, Mr Fixit has insured they have super strength paper bags that are lined with plastic.

  3. Duncan Gilbey

    “SA Liberals” and “divided” are synonymous.

  4. tinman_au

    I think the SA public have done the right thing over the years, the Libs in SA really need to rise above “politics” if they want a hope of winning the next election. Labor in NSW the same.

    People are over it…

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