Tips and rumours

Nov 2, 2017

Tips and rumours

Bernie Finn fires up ... headlining CEO raises a few questions ... Melbourne's hipsters unfairly targeted once again

From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Drag them, Bernie. What is going on in the Victorian Liberals? Well, a lot, with the fight with the Cormack Foundation, the debate over voluntary assisted dying in state parliament and ongoing tensions about leadership in the party. On Friday morning last week, the ABC's Jon Faine took a moment out of his regular Friday wrap segment (usually with representatives of the Liberal and Labor parties) to read out a Facebook post from conservative MLC Bernie Finn. Finn is a stalwart of the party and a longtime campaigner against abortion. The Facebook post, as read by Faine, took a swing at an unnamed "small but poisonous group: in the administrative wing of the party, who he accused of trying to remove him from parliament. The post, as read by Faine (at about 2:06 in the recording), is below:

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2 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. Colin McGavisk

    Keep up your good work. It took me some time to warm to your commentary. I feel sure, however, that ‘The Rube’ supports your fair and balanced commentary and am waiting with a small degree of anticipation for a fair and balanced response from our collective conscience, and our manipulated consciousness, to your well reasoned positions, in -‘The Australian’ .
    Colin McGavisk

  2. AR

    I’m looking forward to the hue & cry when the ABS publishes the electorate by electorate voting on the junkmailnonbidingopinionpoll on Nov 15th.
    There will be much clutching of pearls and crossing of legs when people become aware of the density of deviates in their mean, or tree lined, streets.
    How will that affect the sapphist/sodomist couple next door?

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