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Feb 28, 2013

Crikey says: Morrison adds to an ugly rap sheet

Labor wants to "control the news" -- but the Coalition did, too. The ABC gets hacked and the rest of us get nervous. Worshipping with Bono at TED's expensive temple. The women going down the mines to make a killing. And looking through Google's Glass.

Coalition immigration spokesperson Scott Morrison, speaking yesterday:

“It’s … important that the government look at ensuring that police in particular are advised of people being released into the community in their jurisdiction, so that police are at least aware.”

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24 thoughts on “Crikey says: Morrison adds to an ugly rap sheet

  1. Cyndi

    Similar crimes…(both sides do it!)…care to elucidate?

  2. john willoughby

    on the subject of hobbies Scott lists “Church” as his main pastime …
    being disgusting would be a more accurate appraisal..

  3. klewso

    “Reith-Morrison – The Lowest Common Denominator.”

  4. Holden Back

    Didn’t he head Tourism Australia at one stage? Now that’s irony.

  5. [email protected]

    I believe Mr Morrison is a very devout Christian. Perhaps someone from the media pack should ask Mr Morrison what Jesus would think of his suggestions?

  6. Lee Miller

    This worked for the Howard government as a way of diverting anger from the government to someone lower down the ladder. It’s easier to kick down than to punch upwards.
    We have become a sad and frightened nation now. Always looking for someone else to blame for our own dissatisfaction and our own loss of national unity as we move more into individualism.

  7. Bill Hilliger

    @5 Wrong. Scott Morrison is a RC, but like most of that ilk, not a christian (my apology to non christians ( I’m a member) in our society. Professed christians like mr Morrison is the reason why I find it very difficult to even contemplate being such. Furthermore a grub like him should also report to the local police so they can keep an eye on him as well. One never knows what these types get up to once out of sight.

  8. mikehilliard

    If church is his main pastime then maybe Morrison should be advising communities of any retired priests in their neighborhood.

  9. Pedantic, Balwyn

    And he’s set to be the nations immigration minister next September with the almost universal support of the Australian media.(Crikey is an honorable exception providing balance)
    Yet Morrison is not alone in exhibiting characteristics many would consider “un-Australian”. However as factual or truthful analysis has deserted the majority in the Canberra Press gallery they will ensure that Morrison and his compatriots will prevail on September 14th.
    Just goes to show, be careful what you wish for!

  10. Pedantic, Balwyn

    @Bill Hilliger may be accurate in stating that Morrison is an RC; but as a practising RC myself I can assure him that I and the very large number of RCs in my social group find Morrison and his views totally abhorrent, whatever his professed religion.

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