The Art of the Australian Insult

“A lot of tears”
September 11, 2008, 6:41 am
Filed under: Politicians | Tags: , ,

“There were a lot of tears [ in caucus]. There were about 10 or 12 people who were very upset. I told the Premier, “You are making a mistake.” But that’s a matter for him. While there are some good people in the ministry, I hope they know what they are doing.”

Frank Sartor on his exclusion from the cabinet of new NSW Premier Nathan Rees. Sartor had said he would go quietly if his arch-enemy, Joe Tripodi, who is said to be widely disliked, also went. Sartor got the chop; Tripodi survived.

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