How do you spell “Oztraeliare” again? Via Crikey:
Two Liberal Victorian candidates have stood down over, respectively, Islamophobic and homophobic comments written in 2018, while, in what has become a stacked 48-hours for social media political controversies, Labor’s Melbourne candidate Luke Creasey has apologised for sharing a rape joke on Facebook in 2012.
Days after Labor NT candidate Wayne Kurnorth stood down ($) for sharing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory video in 2015, The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Liberal NSW candidate Sachin Joshi wrote in a 2018 LinkedIn post that women lack the “business skills” for pay rises, while The Mercury reports ($) that Tasmanian Liberal candidate Jessica Whelan denies having written Islamophobic comments found on her Facebook account.
Well I’m bloody offended that nobody has provided policy remedies for us deeply marginalised “Davids”.
Davidphobia is the number one policy social issue in this country and it must stopped!
Outlaw Davidphobia Now!
He is also a former gold trader and economic commentator at The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, the ABC and Business Spectator. He is the co-author of The Great Crash of 2008 with Ross Garnaut and was the editor of the second Garnaut Climate Change Review.
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