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Amateurish Farce: Peter Slipper Joins — And Leaves — Palmer Party

Iain Hall:

You really could not make this stuff up! I missed all the action as I was out shopping as this went down yesterday but at least it shows what a Joke Palmer’s party is. Maybe he needs to take a page out of the history of ancient Rome where the Emperor would have a slave whose only job was to remind his master that he was only human, In Palmer’s case he needs to be reminded that perceptions are everything and his whole vanity project party is clearly perceived as a total joke and the sooner he accepts that and goes back to playing with his very big toy dinosaurs the sooner the grown ups can get on with the more serious political issues de jour……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Cheers Comrade Yale

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Originally posted on The Red And The Blue:

CLIVE PALMER’S United Australia Party was today shown up as the amateurish, unprofessional outfit it is, with news that parliamentary grub Peter Slipper had applied to join, was accepted, and then kicked out — in five hours. The episode destroys any credibility the UAP might pretend to claim.

As days in politics go, this one has been a farce, at least where Clive Palmer and his United Australia Party is concerned.

I have been highly critical of Palmer’s putative party in this column, and with good reason, and today it has returned the favour by proving why such criticism is valid.

The news late this afternoon that disgraced former Speaker and member for Fisher, Peter Slipper, had joined the UAP — and been accepted — was only a surprise insofar as I was stunned Palmer would or could tolerate Slipper’s presence in his organisation.

After all — as documented…

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