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The Lot of A Labor MP – “The Light on the Hill” – Ross McMullin

August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Australian, Australian Labor Party, Australiana, History, Politics, Quotes

(In the late 1800s, George) Black had been disheartened by the difficulties of Labor members inside parliament and out – Labor men were under ‘closer scrutiny’ than even ministers, he said, and needed ‘the wisdom of Solomon, the patience of Job, and if possible, the hide of a hippopotamus’.

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