Sunday, June 5, 2011

Some quotes about Australian politics from this week

OK, so, one year on almost from the killing Kevin episode Julia Gillard’s net satisfaction rating is precisely where his was before he was knifed.

- Lenore Taylor, from the Sydney Morning Herald speaking on Insiders TV show broadcast on ABC1 June 5th 2011

I don’t accept that my country is a pissant country.

- Professor Ross Garnaut speaking at the launch of the updated Garnaut Review of climate change at the National Press Club, May 31st 2011.

Order, order, ORDER!, order, order......

- Harry Jenkins, Speaker of the House of Representatives, who came close to resigning this week following a failure to win a vote to have a backbencher suspended for alleged rowdy behaviour

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