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    3 Aug 2015

    An ABC Pundit Suggested A Dead Man Should Be Speaker And Things Got Awkward

    The MP died just last month.

    With Bronwyn Bishop out of the picture the search is on for a new speaker. There are a few contenders for the chair, and an ABC pundit has an idea of who he would like.

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    Unfortunately academic Scott Burchill, who was speaking on ABC News Breakfast, suggested former WA Liberal MP Don Randall, who died last month.

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    Presenter Michael Rowland quickly pointed out that Randall was no longer with us, and the two men decided that Burchill actually meant Tony Smith, which doesn't really sound like 'Don Randall' at all.

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