Tips and rumours

Aug 11, 2017

Tips and rumours

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From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Corruption in the ranks. If the government is going to persist with its current “Jail Bill Shorten” campaign, then it needs to be a little clearer in its wording. Yesterday in question time, Peter Dutton got a Dorothy Dixer on the government’s efforts “to protect Australian families from dangerous non-citizens, including criminal gang members, and keep us all safe”, which was — surprise! — actually a cue for J. Edgar Tuber to attack Shorten’s union history and how he is in thrall to a rogue’s gallery of union thugs. “What happens,” said Dutton, “is that the Labor Party is dictated to and run by the CFMEU. They’ve donated, over the last five years, $8 million to this Leader of the Opposition and this Labor Party.” 

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9 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. John Newton

    J. Edgar Tuber. Priceless.

  2. Peter Hannigan

    I see Tony Abbott is looking to become a style model for leather outfits. Seems a little conflicted with his views on marriage equality.
    NB We might as well get straight into the muck around our weird postal consultation. A place where any slur is fine and just part of the free and open debate.

    1. Barbara Haan

      Pity he fails to realise he looks like a complete dork in leather. It’s about as sexually riveting as seeing him in his red budgie smugglers with his overly and unflatteringly hairy chest and 10 past 10 duck walk.

      1. Bill Hilliger

        10 past 10 duck walk. Love it!

    2. AR

      Would it be too much to hope that he might next wear a ball gag?
      Though any gag would do.

  3. Jimbo from Logan

    It’s also not hard to work out who the journalist on the phone with Defence is, since they failed to redact his name at the bottom of p13 of the PDF.

  4. klewso

    Abbott wouldn’t look out of place in a coat of billy-goat scrotums.

    1. AR

      So much so that it might be hard to ID him in a line up. Or hang down.

  5. old greybearded one

    the photo makes him look even more like a chicken stealing goanna.

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