Boscutti Report — George Brandis

Brandis weeps in his final speech

George Brandis

CANBERRA  (Boscutti Report) — Former Attorney General George Brandis openly wept as he gave his final speech to the Senate before he heads off to a new role as Australia’s High Commissioner to the UK. Mr Brandis spoke at length about being raised a ’white privileged male in a patriarchal society trying to make ends meet as a poor Queen’s Counsel’. ‘There were days when I settle for a 1994 Penfolds Grange,’ he said. ‘Being a Liberal is not easy.’

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