Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has delayed a vote on the permanent pandemic bill another two weeks, after former ALP MLC Adem Somyurek showed up to thwart the vote.
Andrews told the daily press conference that he ‘remained committed’ to ramming through the bill after withdrawing for another two weeks, to allow for the bribery and/or blackmail of another crossbencher to sway the vote.
Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese has also authorised the deployment of Aldi bags full of cash from the NSW Labor branch, to ensure the integrity of the vote from the crossbench.
“I remain committed to my usual two steps forward and one step back strategy of getting the permanent SOE passed watered down initially and then amended again later on,” Andrews said.
“Everything and anything is on the cards and we are exploring the possibility of stitching Adem up at IBAC with some kind of charge. Failing all that, I’ll pay another actor to get a crossbow or something out the front or disrupt a protest.”
‘Catherine Cumming looks like she has potential as fuck knows why she decided to delay the vote, when it could’ve been killed off right now and this shitshow can end.’
The vote is expected to start again in two weeks on the ‘more numerically appropriate date’ of 29/11.