Columnist sued for offensive blog
Herald Sun columnist Andrew Bolt is in hot water over a blog post he wrote in 2009 entitled “White is the new black”. In the post, Bolt names several prominent light skinned aborigines and suggests that they have chosen to identify as Koori to obtain grants, scholarships and jobs meant for aborigines. An excerpt of his piece states: “Larissa Behrendt […]
Kevin Rudd: re-applying to replace Julia Gillard as Prime Minister?
Australia’s shadow treasurer Joe Hockey talks a lot of bullshit, but his latest accusation is an interesting one. “I would suspect Kevin Rudd is applying to be Prime Minister, there’s no doubt about that, no doubt at all,” Mr Hockey said. This statement comes after last night’s Question & Answer (Q&A) session in which Prime Minister Julia Gillard accuses predecessor […]