Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

PM World Implodes

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

PM World Implodes

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FORMER prime minister Kevin Rutt has spat the dummy and quit Cabinet, blaming people with no faces, diphead diplomats and a Chinese interpreter.

The resignation has sparked a ballot for the prime ministership and a cavalcade of name calling and grown men whining like little girls.

The ballot will give the party a choice between a current unpopular leader who will be unpopular and politically wounded if she wins, and a former unpopular leader with no chance of uniting the party and who will be unpopular again within weeks if he wins.

Mr Rutt said he if he was returned to the prime ministership he would not have a Cabinet, instead allocating all portfolios to himself. He would meet with himself each morning and probably argue with himself a lot, including the use of four-letter words.

aThis may not be ideal but on my current calculations there are approximately no current ministers prepared to serve with me in Cabinet,a he said. aI will also have to get by without any staff because the likely candidates are all on stress leave or busy uploading damaging footage of me on YouTube. …

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