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01 October 2012 @ 09:52 pm
Just not on.  
Our PM recently lost her father. I don't care what side of politics you're on, you don't make snide comments - at a public function - about that. Veteran (is he really in his 70s now? Time really gets away) radio broadcaster Alan Jones should know better; he stated at a Young Libs dinner "The old man recently died a few weeks ago of shame, to think that he had a daughter who told lies every time she stood for Parliament."

I'm pleased to read that his show's sponsors are pulling out in droves.

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Strike while the irony is hot: [EMO] ANGRYdraycevixen on October 1st, 2012 03:04 pm (UTC)

There's this thing called common decency...
miwahni: MFU What did you say lovermiwahni on October 1st, 2012 08:45 pm (UTC)
Exactly. I nearly choked when I heard about it on the news. Shame, Alan, shame.
anonpussynamer: cockroachanonpussynamer on October 5th, 2012 03:35 pm (UTC)
Alan Jones is a twerp! Yeah, he's a veteran broadcaster ... we don't listen to him tho, so I only heard about this when it was on the news. Good on Julia Gillard for basically saying "bugger orf" when she said she had no intentions of speaking with him. I think what he said was disgusting - nothing more, nothing less.

BTW, my icon says it all about another description of Mr Jones, hey? ;)
miwahni: sherlock wrong animatedmiwahni on October 5th, 2012 03:39 pm (UTC)
So... Alan Jones is an albino cockroach? *g* It was pretty low, wasn't it. Regardless of what side of politics you're on, there's a line you just don't cross.
anonpussynamer: cockroachanonpussynamer on October 24th, 2012 02:54 pm (UTC)
Late as usual to comment ... haven't been on LJ for a while, have I? :( Yeah, but I guess I was doing the cockroach a big disservice comparing it to Alan Jones! The latest political BS is apparently a police raid at a pollie's home on the Central Coast .... ah well, better get back under my rock now. LOL
miwahni: cats meezermiwahni on October 25th, 2012 12:16 pm (UTC)
Hadn't heard about that... in fact I've not seen or read news since Sunday. How's that for living under a rock?!