25 March 2013

Liberals now attacking each other with lawyers as political pantomime continues

| Barcham
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Not to be outdone by Labor’s ridiculous spill/no spill circus, the local Liberals have stepped forwards remind us that they are just as much a parody of a real political party by bringing in lawyers to settle this whole Zed Seselja versus Gary Humphries malarky.

For those who have blissfully avoided or managed to forget the civil war dividing the Canberra Liberals, let me ruin both your day and faith in our country by bringing you up to speed. Tough kid Zed and his gang of Zeddites had a secret club meeting and didn’t invite Humphries’ Pogo gang along. At this secret meeting they determined that Zed was king of the playground. The Gary and the Pogo’s would have none of that and said that wasn’t fair, their tiny hands balling into fists. Zeddites have now started chanting “No takebacksies!” and have presumably climbed into their tree house and locked the door. Both sides have now burst into tears, bottom lips quivering and shrill screams echoing across the playground. They have cried loud enough that teachers have to come and sort it out for them. They are being paid quite well for this, as this is their job. They are professionally childish.

People often assume I’m lazy when I tell them I usually do my best to avoid following Politics, which is fair. However the truth is that every time I look at these screaming, hair-pulling children I get reminded that they are currently occupying the most powerful and important jobs in our country and I become incredibly afraid. I can’t understand how anyone could behave the way they do, and I’m even more amazed that we allow it. I wonder where their parents are and why they haven’t been called to take them home. I spent 6 years working in child services and I demanded better behavior of the children I looked after than I see from the supposed adults in question time.

The following two sentences are jokes, but are also completely true.

I frequently work with clowns all of whom conduct themselves with more grace, professionalism, and sincerity than these politicians do.

I vote we replace our government with a circus.

[Photo by mrmanc(CC BY-SA 2.0)]

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Replace all gummint with a circus? Nah just insist that they are required to dress as the clowns that they clearly are!

Barcham, I love you 🙂

In all seriousness, libs at the local level are an absolute joke, and need to think about their own behaviour when mocking the equally appalling antics in labor at the federal level.

Madam Cholet7:53 am 26 Mar 13

This might be the best thing I have ever read on RA.

gentoopenguin7:38 am 26 Mar 13

Why did you have to use that photo? Clowns freak me out! And that one is extra creepy.

Well, isn’t this getting nasty. Pair of twats; one a spineless Machiavellian, who couldn’t even win a local government election now laying turds all over his party and its members while the other .. a do-nothing cabbage who spits out an occasional media release about office plants and calls it ‘standing up for Canberra’.

.. pitiful

DisaffectedRump3:05 pm 25 Mar 13

The new General Secretary is throwing around threats in the hopes of getting the members to flee from the March 27 meeting in fear. It’s not going to happen. Tio and Zed should get their CVs in order right away. Part of me wants to see Zed see out his time in the Assembly, he’ll have a hell of a time for the next 4 years.

Tio is currently serving his last term as President of the Canberra Liberals. The next Divisional AGM is November, he won’t even stand for the position. His lackeys – Pike, Kiploks and Collins, are history. The Party is for the members and for the people of Canberra, not a small number of ideologues and Young Libs hoping for cushy roles as advisers and hangers-on.

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