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21 Things That Will Definitely Happen During The Election Campaign

Sales of hard hats go up while shit goes down.

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1. A minor party candidate will say something ridiculous and be forced to resign.

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2. This will happen more than once.

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3. Sales of hard hats will go through the roof.

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4. While out campaigning, a senior politician will be photographed standing in front of a sign that makes them look very foolish.

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5. Bill Shorten will have a very awkward conversation with a Regular Person.

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6. Leigh Sales will interview the prime minister and will immediately be accused of being a left-wing luvvie.

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7. Shortly after that, she’ll be accused of being a right-wing hack.

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8. A candidate will be caught out knowing nothing about his own party’s policy.

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9. A random member of the public will confront the prime minister on live TV.

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10. She'll become an overnight sensation.

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11. Someone will make a dance version of her rant.

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12. Then there'll be a Cranky Sue parody twitter account.

13. A politician will have a weird interaction with children.

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14. A punter will follow a leader around in a chicken suit making some sort of vague point.

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15. An actor appearing in a TV ad will turn out to have just been playing a character.

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16. An MP will be forced to pose for a very awkward photo.

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17. A politician will use a very dubious hashtag.

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18. A senior politician, not realising there’s a microphone on, will be recorded insulting an angry member of the public.

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19. There will be dank memes.

20. Waleed will nail it.

21. And finally, a female politician will make an important policy announcement and people will talk about her outfit.

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