Thursday, August 21, 2014

A Question for Coach Tony

Coach Tony uses 2GB (G'Day, Bogans!) to announce his version of 'Australia: Love It or Leave It':

"Don't migrate to Australia unless you want to join 'Team Australia' Tony Abbott has declared, ahead of his meetings with Muslim leaders this week... 'My position is that everyone has got to be on Team Australia. Everyone has got to put this country, its interests, its values and its people first, and you don't migrate to this country unless you want to join our team'." (Tony Abbott says new migrants must be on 'Team Australia' as he steps up war on home-grown jihadists, Jennifer Rajca,, 18/8/14)

Breathe in... breathe out... breathe in.... breathe out...

But when pep-talking Australian Muslim leaders it's all hush hush: "The PM's office invited only multicultural media to the press conference before the meeting..." (Onus of proof unreasonable, Muslim heads tell Abbott, David Wroe/Daisy Dumas, Sydney Morning Herald, 19/8/14)

Keysar Trad, a meeting attendee, is quoted by the Herald as saying that "leaders had also asked why dual Australian nationals fighting with the IDF were not being targeted." (ibid)

Surely, we're entitled to know how Coach Tony fielded that one?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Perhaps some Australians are more equal than others.

The [Crimes] Foreign Incursions and Recruitment Act doesn't seem to make any exceptions or even mention dual nationality.
No excuses there.

Here we have another example of selective justice. And selective justice is in fact injustice.

It looks like the community were being asked to sign a blanc cheque sight unseen and take on board all the pro Zionist prejudices long ago rejected by the Australian people.

I refer again to Peter Manning SMH, 14/2/12, 'Political stance on Palestine is out of step with public opinion".

Could Christopher Pyne model the 'Team Australia' uniform, complete with lightning bolt armband, in Lycra of course?