45 Hilarious Responses To The Fall Of NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell

Premier of NSW resigns over $3000 bottle of wine. #grangegate.

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Barry O’Farrell has announced his resignation as premier of New South Wales.

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The resignation came after O'Farrell admitted sending a thank you note for a$3000 bottle of 1959 Penfold Grange wine that, in testimony before the Independent Commission Against Corruption, he had denied receiving.

Here's now the internet responded...

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@simoncrerar For your consideration:

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Perks of being out of a job for Barry O'Farrell #grangegate #nswpol (@CiaraOriordan, @matt_levinson)

Sam Regester@cowboypirate

Perks of being out of a job for Barry O'Farrell #grangegate #nswpol (@CiaraOriordan, @matt_levinson)

12:09 PM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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.@FlaviusValerius i lolled #grangegate

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#grangegate #homeonthegrange #bof #nsw #sydney #thuglife #lockout #barryofarrell

Andy Park SBS@andy_park

#grangegate #homeonthegrange #bof #nsw #sydney #thuglife #lockout #barryofarrell

11:54 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Barry O'Farrell: The Lone Granger #nswpol #auspol #grangegate #barryofarrell #icac

DA Carter / Spex@daspex

Barry O'Farrell: The Lone Granger #nswpol #auspol #grangegate #barryofarrell #icac

11:46 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@thebritishblues: SPOILER ALERT: #grangeofthrones #GoT #grangegate #bof #thepurplewedding #icac #nswpol

THE BRITISH BLUES@thebritishblues

@thebritishblues: SPOILER ALERT: #grangeofthrones #GoT #grangegate #bof #thepurplewedding #icac #nswpol

11:36 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Bob Carr would have never forgotten a bottle of grange

Adam Brereton@adambrereton

Bob Carr would have never forgotten a bottle of grange

11:15 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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"@penfolds Grange - the only bottle that can bring down a government without being set alight and thrown first." #bof #auspol

Petra Starke@petstarr

"@penfolds Grange - the only bottle that can bring down a government without being set alight and thrown first." #bof #auspol

11:14 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Deadset, if someone sent me a bottle of '59 Grange I'd have no idea how much it was worth before this week. It'd just be my hump day tipple.

Bridie Jabour@bkjabour

Deadset, if someone sent me a bottle of '59 Grange I'd have no idea how much it was worth before this week. It'd just be my hump day tipple.

11:13 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Pretty much sums it up. #icac #nswpol #arresteddevelopment

Broede Carmody@BroedeCarmody

Pretty much sums it up. #icac #nswpol #arresteddevelopment

11:09 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Damn Inflation. #bof #auspol #grange

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O'Farrell can take some heart that the last Liberal to resign over red wine - Peter Dowling - was caught dipping his penis into it. #ICAC

Erik Jensen@ErikOJensen

O'Farrell can take some heart that the last Liberal to resign over red wine - Peter Dowling - was caught dipping his penis into it. #ICAC

11:06 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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"House of cardonnay" is my favourite pun to date. #auspol #nswpol #bof

Tony Broderick@brod

"House of cardonnay" is my favourite pun to date. #auspol #nswpol #bof

11:02 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Grange - now the most expensive wine in Australian political history #Grangegate #auspol

Catherine Zengerer@Catherine_Zen

Grange - now the most expensive wine in Australian political history #Grangegate #auspol

11:02 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Grange - now the most expensive wine in Australian political history #Grangegate #auspol

Catherine Zengerer@Catherine_Zen

Grange - now the most expensive wine in Australian political history #Grangegate #auspol

11:02 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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A Penfolds intern packages up a care package for @barryofarrell, partly out of respect, partly as an apology for their next ad campaign.

ABC News Intern@ABCnewsIntern

A Penfolds intern packages up a care package for @barryofarrell, partly out of respect, partly as an apology for their next ad campaign.

10:57 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Oh dear Barry. It isn't often you get in trouble for saying thank you. #theironyisnotlost #grangegate

dimmi@dimmi

Oh dear Barry. It isn't often you get in trouble for saying thank you. #theironyisnotlost #grangegate

10:53 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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I think the lesson for conservative politicians from the past year or so is no good ever comes from red wine. #Plonker #Grange

Cameron Atfield@CameronAtfield

I think the lesson for conservative politicians from the past year or so is no good ever comes from red wine. #Plonker #Grange

10:52 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Wow I hope they don't find Barry's notes to me. #auspol #nswpol

Fake Chris Pyne@FakeChrisPyne

Wow I hope they don't find Barry's notes to me. #auspol #nswpol

10:52 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Those effete conservatives. A Labor man would never get caught out writing a thank you note. #ICAC

Erik Jensen@ErikOJensen

Those effete conservatives. A Labor man would never get caught out writing a thank you note. #ICAC

10:52 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Too soon? #Grange #GrangeGate #PharellWilliams #Pharrell http://t.co/vUqKODVqra

Sydney Confidential@SydConfidential

Too soon? #Grange #GrangeGate #PharellWilliams #Pharrell http://t.co/vUqKODVqra

10:50 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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This may be the first time anyone has ever stood Will & Kate up for lunch. #Royals #bof #auspol

Tony Broderick@brod

This may be the first time anyone has ever stood Will & Kate up for lunch. #Royals #bof #auspol

10:50 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Dan Nolan@dannolan

“YOLO” - Barry O’Farrell

10:50 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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It's whine time. #abbott #bof #badgeryscreek

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it’s good the royals are on hand. i’m guessing they can take over in the interim.

Jonathan Green@GreenJ

it’s good the royals are on hand. i’m guessing they can take over in the interim.

10:49 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Thank god the royals are here to govern us

Rob Stott@Rob_Stott

Thank god the royals are here to govern us

10:46 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Seriously...who would want to drink something that old anyway. #nswpol

Andrew Voss@AndrewVoss9

Seriously...who would want to drink something that old anyway. #nswpol

10:43 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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How merlot can politicians go! #ICAC

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Now entering New South Wales: Corruption-free for [0] days.

Jonathan Bradley@_jbradley

Now entering New South Wales: Corruption-free for [0] days.

10:41 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Bob Carr would have sent the #Grange back and asked for some activated almonds. #bof

Neil McMahon@NeilMcMahon

Bob Carr would have sent the #Grange back and asked for some activated almonds. #bof

10:40 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Good thing I usually forget to send thank you notes

Kate Carruthers@kcarruthers

Good thing I usually forget to send thank you notes

10:38 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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If anyone finds this missing bottle of Grange that no one seems to want Ill take it - will even pick up, just not in an Uber

Sir Hornbag@hornery

If anyone finds this missing bottle of Grange that no one seems to want Ill take it - will even pick up, just not in an Uber

10:37 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Barry O'Farrell undone by whine.

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I hope that Grange doesn't turn out to be corked #thatwouldsuck #auspol #barryofarrel

Guy Sebastian@GuySebastian

I hope that Grange doesn't turn out to be corked
#thatwouldsuck #auspol #barryofarrel

10:35 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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The real letter from Barry O'Farrell.

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Barry O'Farrell just found out that his liquor lock out laws extend to parliament house.

Lobes@Lobes

Barry O'Farrell just found out that his liquor lock out laws extend to parliament house.

10:23 AM - 16 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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The king is dead, long live the king #nswpol

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First Joffrey, now BOF #donttouchthewine

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#grangegate #nswpol #investing #ASX