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Jacinda Ardern has tested Negative to being a good Prime Minister. (pdm)

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May 15, 2022 at 1:25 pm

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A Very Dumb Stone Cold Loser

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(Warning! Classial journalistic reference.)

Only a very dumb stone-cold loser could describe ‘a very dumb stone-cold loser’ as racial hate speech.

Once again, Donald Trump is shown to be right in his description of the cheeky darkie who is the Mayor of London.

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May 14, 2022 at 5:55 pm

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May 13, 2022 at 6:00 am

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More and more like Biden, every day

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The jerk who thinks he will be prime minister has to have cheat sheets to .answer simple questions.

The Opposition Leader was asked outright by 9News reporter Jonathan Kearsley at least seven times times to name the six points of his disability policy, in which at first he responded indirectly, before reading the answers from a folder handed to him by one of his advisors.

Anthony Albanese defends NDIS policy stumble

By Nick Pearson

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has defended his performance on the campaign trail after he was unable to detail his own National Disability Insurance Scheme.

The Opposition Leader was asked outright by 9News reporter Jonathan Kearsley at least seven times times to name the six points of his disability policy, in which at first he responded indirectly, before reading the answers from a folder handed to him by one of his advisors.

Albanese told ABC’s Q&A he thought Australians were over the “gotcha question”.

Anthony Albanese’s stumbles have slowed down Labor’s momentum on the campaign trail. (Alex Ellinghausen)

“One of the things that puts people off politics, I think, is the sort of ‘gotcha’ game playing,” he said.

Deputy Labor leader Richard Marles has refuted claims that Albanese has a problem with detail.

“This is not a pop quiz, this is an election campaign,” he told Today.

“At the end of the day, this is a contest about ideas.”

Defence Minister Peter Dutton compared Albanese unfavourably to recent Labor prime ministers Kevin Rudd or Julia Gillard.

“I haven’t seen a Labor leader like this before,” he said.

“It goes to the question that people really have in their mind at the moment: is it worth the risk of changing the government?”

After Labor’s first stumble yesterday, Albanese was asked to list the five-point plan for aged care, which he also did not answer.

It came several hours after he was asked by Today host Ally Langdon about his capacity to recall policy detail.

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese addresses the media at a doorstop interview during a visit to the Smart Energy Council conference and exhibition, in Sydney, NSW, on Thursday 5 May 2022. fedpol ausvotes22 Photo: Alex Ellinghausen
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese was unable to name the six-point plan. (The Sydney Morning Herald)

“You want to run the country. Shouldn’t you be across your briefs?” Langdon asked him.

“I am, Ally, I am,” Albanese replied.

“Stop reading from the Liberal Party notes that they send through to people all of the time, Ally. 

“This is just an absurdity.”

It is the second time Albanese has blanked at a press conference during the election.

In the campaign’s opening days, the Opposition Leader was unable to recall the cash rate or the unemployment rate.

The six-point plan was announced last month by Shadow NDIS Minister Bill Shorten.

Under the plan, Labor aims to crack down on “cowboys out there taking advantage” of the scheme by reviewing “criminal activity and fraud”.

The party plans to look into the “excessive use” of external lawyers and review the “value for money” of consultancy contracts.

For participants in the scheme, the party wants to address access to appropriate housing, ensure more flexible housing and boost employment opportunities.

Labor also plans to lift staffing caps, streamline the planning process for initial plans and introduce a review “that will guarantee plans will not be arbitrarily cut”.

Shorten said Labor will also appoint a senior officer within the National Disability Insurance Agency to focus on the barriers to service delivery in regional Australia and commit to “co-designing changes to the scheme with people with disability”.

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May 9, 2022 at 12:32 am

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And the world prays for Vlad’s cancer surgeon. Prays that his hand slips.

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May 8, 2022 at 4:38 pm

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May 6, 2022 at 6:00 am

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If you think you’re having a bad day, spare a thought for the Twitter person who decided it was a good idea to ban the Babylon Bee

Florida Sheriff Says “We Prefer” Homeowners to Shoot Burglars – “You’ll Save Taxpayers Money” –

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May 1, 2022 at 2:01 pm

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Spare A Thought

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I see Fox News and the NY Post are reporting a former US Marine has been killed fighting against Russia in Ukraine.

He is being idolized by the American media.

Pity about his wife and seven month old son who are left to fend for themselves. There’ll be no US military pension for them. What an irresponsible jerk.

Maybe Joe Biden could cough up a couple of his ill-gotten Ukrainian millions.

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April 29, 2022 at 7:32 pm

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April 29, 2022 at 6:00 am

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Dim Sim

Wanton

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