The Victorian Liberals were very hopeful of getting Mike Laker elected in the regional seat of Seymour. MTR’s Andrew Bolt and Steve Price today exposed his race-bait campaigning, falsely claiming the state government intended to put 50 Somalian families in the electorate (with free cars). Can Liberal leader Ted Baillieu retain this racist?
The Left have repeatedly failed to persuade Australians that the ever-increasing number of unauthorised arrivals by boat is not worth worrying about. Today, lefty Sydney Morning Herald scribe Richard Ackland tries a new tack, arguing that Syria – a police state – has more compassion for refugees than does Australia. Nick Mack points out that he hasn’t let facts get in the way of his tall story.
After an astonishing day of blunder where even looney Don Randall called his policies “lunatic,” Shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey’s days are numbered, say federal Liberals.