What a weekend in the world of politics and Australian history. And although we, as a nation, handled the change better than most of us handled the plastic bag ban in supermarkets, there was still A LOT of drama over the weekend, including a leaked WhatsApp group screenshot revealing a colleague’s betrayal of Julie Bishop.
Flick & Tim had Alex Tselios from The Big Smoke on the show to recap the weekend’s scandals and dish out some facts on the new PM Scott Morrison.
“A weekend of… Turnball posting photos on Instagram of himself really happy with his family, kind of felt like an ex posting images of themselves looking really hot on Instagram so everyone knows they’re doing fine.”
- Alex Tselios
Most surprising of all was the high school pettiness of a leaked screenshot from a WhatsApp group including a number of liberal MPs, which exposed the betrayal of one of Julie Bishop’s colleagues.
The embarrassment that followed the contents of the screenshot caused Julie Bishop to resign as Minister for Foreign Affairs, with Marise Payne taking over her portfolio and Josh Frydenberg being named treasurer.
Listen to the chat to find out just what the screenshots contained…