Peter Frey

THE CONTEMPT THE LNP IPA HAVE FOR AUSTRALIANS
How elected politicians refer to citizens, voters and constituents:
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A nation of *LIFTERS (1%) and LEANERS (99%)
* ( Hockey May 13, 2014)

"UNGOVERNABLE!"
* ( Murdoch, September 2015)

"VOTERS"
* ( A temporary, gratuitous change of language - Turnbull during the election campaign 2016)

"SOCIALIST ALCOHOLIC" (SCUM)
* ( Bronwyn Bishop January 2017)

"PEOPLE **EXPECT** POLITICIANS TO CLAIM EXPENSES FOR SPORTING EVENTS"
* (Ciobo January 2017)

"MISERABLE-GUTTED PEOPLE AND I WISH THEY WOULD CRAWL UNDER A ROCK ..."
* (an ex- Deputy PM referring to this country’s citizens - Joyce Australia Day 2017)

"YOUR PARTICULAR GROUP BOUGHT THE **FLEAS** IN THE FIRST PLACE."
* (Fawcett February 2017 referring to asylum seekers as "fleas". Other LNP IPA members .. laughed, cheered and eagerly agreed. MacDonald said, "Nicely put.")

"RED MEAT FOR THE BASE"
*(An anonymous LNP IPA backbencher April 2017)
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/commentisfree/2017/apr/29/coalition-panders-to-prejudice-on-welfare-as-it-throws-ideological-red-meat-at-its-base

"A BUNCH OF COCKROACHES"
*(Michael Sutherland for the Liberal Party vying for a WA senate seat describing supporters of refugee-friendly policies as "a bunch of cockroaches" swarming all over his former electorate. July, 2017)
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/refugee-and-fracking-activists-a-bunch-of-cockroaches-says-liberal-pursuing-senate-vacancy-20170718-gxdxqb.html

"SUCH AN HONOUR TO REPRESENT THE AUSTRALIAN MINING SECTOR ..."
*(Matthew Canavan ex Resources Minister's comment after vacating his cabinet post because he believed he may have held dual citizenship)
http://junkee.com/matt-canavan-minister-mining/115346

"NO WRECKING, NO UNDERMINING AND NO SNIPING"
*(Abbott 15 September 2015)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZfDY8Ev8WE

"KEEPING COMMITMENTS IS THE FIRST LAW OF POLITICS"
*(Abbott - Monday 7 August, 2017)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VN-hbWVXsyE

"SHOULD THERE BE A CHANGE OF GOVERNMENT, I WOULD FIND IT VERY HARD TO BUILD TRUST WITH THOSE INVOLVED IN ALLEGATIONS DESIGNED TO UNDERMINE THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA."
*(Julie Bishop - Saturday 15 August, 2017)
http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/julie-bishop-says-she-could-not-trust-a-new-zealand-labour-government-after-barnaby-fiasco-20170815-gxwfj9.html

"ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW"
*(Eric Abetz - 27 November, 2017)
http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/only-dead-fish-go-with-the-flow-eric-abetz-finds-a-cause-for-rebellion-in-face-of-samesex-marriage-20171127-gzthv1.html

"I'M HAPPY TO SIT HERE AND NAME EVERY YOUNG WOMAN IN MR SHORTEN'S OFFICE ABOUT WHICH RUMOURS IN THIS PLACE ABOUND .. "
*(Michaelia Cash - 28 February 2018)
https://www.afr.com/news/politics/michaelia-cash-threatens-to-name-bill-shortens-female-staffers-the-subject-of-rumours-20180227-h0wr8y

"THEY DON'T REALISE HOW COMPLETELY DEAD THEY ARE TO ME"
*(Peter Dutton - 22 March 2018)
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/mar/22/south-africa-risks-food-shortages-if-white-farmers-go-to-australia-nationals-mp-says
#deadtodutton

"AZERBAIJAN - A COHERENT DEMOCRATIC PROCESS AND AN ELECTION ORGANISATION THAT SURPASSED AUSTRALIA'S EXPERIENCE"
*(Craig Kelly 18 April 2018)
https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/australia-should-learn-from-coherent-democratic-azerbaijan-election-says-liberal-mp-after-state-sponsored-visit-20180417-p4za2q.html

SENATORS LINING UP TO SHAKE ANNING'S HAND AFTER RACIST SPEECH
15 August 2018

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/video/2018/aug/15/senators-line-up-to-shake-fraser-annings-hand-after-maiden-speech-video

McKenzie, Martin, Scullion, Williams, Stoker, Duniam, Patterson, Cormann, Fierravanti-Wells, Bushby, Ruston, Smith, Bernardi O'Sullivan, McGrath, Canavan, Leyonhjelm, Georgiou, Storer, Hinch, Griff, Patrick

“I AM NOT AFRAID TO SAY THE C WORD, COAL, COAL, COAL”
*(Nationals deputy, Bridget McKenzie 20 August 2018) appearing with McCormack, Canavan and Littleproud
https://reneweconomy.com.au/i-am-not-afraid-to-say-the-c-word-coal-coal-coal-nationals-deputy-44223/

"I SUPPORT MALCOLM TURNBULL AS PRIME MINISTER. I WAS VERY GRATEFUL WHEN MALCOLM INVITED ME TO SERVE IN HIS CABINET IN SEPTEMBER 2015. I HAVE SERVED MALCOLM LOYALLY EVER SINCE AND I WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE HIM LOYALLY INTO THE FUTURE."
*(Mathias Cormann Wednesday 22 August 2018)
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-22/malcolm-turnbull-leadership-crisis-deepens/10149440

44 LNP IPA MEMBERS WHO UNDERMINED A PRIME MINISTER AND THE LNP IPA
24 August 2018
https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/leaders/names-emerge-of-the-politicians-who-signed-a-petition-calling-for-a-liberal-leadership-spill/news-story/9ec1a56ed1f44da94289d9746c55fe29

Andrew Hastie; Tony Pasin; Craig Kelly; Michael Sukkar; Kevin Andrews; Tony Abbott; Ian Goodenough; Nicolle Flint; Peter Dutton; Jason Wood; Ross Vasta; Luke Howarth; Rick Wilson; Ted O’Brien; Zed Seselja; Greg Hunt; Steven Ciobo; Angus Taylor; Alan Tudge; Michael Keenan; Andrew Wallace; Scott Buchholz; Jim Molan; Slade Brockman; Dean Smith; Jane Hume; Mitch Fifield; John McVeigh; David Fawcett; Amanda Stoker; Jonathon Duniam; David Bushby; James Paterson; Eric Abetz; Concetta Fierravanti-Wells; James McGrath; Mathias Cormann; Michaelia Cash; Karen Andrews; Andrew Laming; Ben Morton; Sussan Ley; Warren Entsch

"I'VE KEPT A VERY GOOD LIST"
*(Peter Dutton 3 September 2018)
https://www.theage.com.au/politics/federal/i-ve-kept-a-very-good-list-peter-dutton-threatens-to-dish-dirt-on-labor-amid-au-pair-scandal-20180903-p501f5.html

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