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This Tweet Proves Australian Politics Can't Help Repeating Itself

It's all just a little bit of history repeating.

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It's still too close to call Saturday's election result. The electoral commission says it may take two weeks to find out who will be prime minister, and its looking more and more likely that there will be a hung parliament.

The last time Australia had a hung parliament in 2010 Malcolm Turnbull tweeted this about the instability in the Labor Party between Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.

Six years later... we're back in the same place, just with a different bloke in charge.

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Never tweet, Malcolm. Never Tweet.


Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Canberra.

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