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Nationally-televised interview with Liberal MP for Goldstein Tim 'Freedom Boy' Wilson that lasted just 22.55 seconds and 66 words

August 11, 2017 - 00:16 -- Admin

New Matilda, 3 August 2017:Sky News journalist Peter van Onselen had invited the loyal Liberal Party politician onto his program to discuss marriage equality, a burning topic in politics at the moment as Wilson’s colleagues seek to try and delay or sink momentum for enabling legislation.Wilson is gay, so he’s an obvious choice for an interview, and van Onselen wasted no time in getting straight to the point.VAN ONSELEN: Thanks very much for your company, do you like the idea of a secret ballot in the party room?TIM WILSON: Thanks Peter. I said everything I had to say on this issue and I make no plans to make any other comment at this time. I’d rather talk about something else that actually matters to the Australian population – the economy, energy prices, what’s going on with Labor’s tax slug, you pick it, I’m happy to talk about it. I’ve said what I’ve said on this issue.VAN ONSELEN: Tim Wilson thanks for your company.TIM WILSON: [Pause] That’s alright, pleasure.

https://youtu.be/U4ng_Y4vc9QDoes this interview rank as the shortest Australian political interview on record?