Some lefty comedians on Triple J once thought it would be funny to ring a right-wing shock jock live on air and ask him if there was too much emigration. They got the desired reaction from him: “Emigrants? Like, people who want to leave Australia? Who cares about them? They can bloody well bugger off!”
But sometimes emigration is a greater issue than immigration. This has often been the case in Read More
My leftie days went much further than you suspect.
Was I a member of university environmental and social justice groups?
Did I ever vote Green?
Did I argue with my girlfriend that women were discriminated against, even though she countered that her (higher paying than mine) profession was female-dominated at all levels?
Did I hand out leaflets arguing for all boat people to be allowed into Australia?
Erm . . . check.
Did I volunteer to teach English to refugees/economic migrants from an outstandingly backward Muslim country?
Well . . . that is to say . . . it’s not what it seems . . . Read More