A cracker of an internal sledge

Political sledges don’t have to be in your face…they can be subtle:

As well, she had wanted to punt Kim Carr from the junior ministry. Colleagues on both sides of the leadership war pleaded that she spare him. After all, he was a good minister and, as one MP drily noted, ”we only have about three people in the Senate who can read and write, and he is one of them”.