Tips and rumours

Aug 18, 2017

Tips and rumours

We found out exactly how Pauline Hanson was identified by Senate security ... early deadlines mean the AFR misses the news again ... and ABC is happy with Uhlmann's editorialising ...

From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Is it really about security? One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson's burqa stunt was all about security, she says, but she hasn't made it clear exactly what kind of security she expects at Parliament House. Hanson is unrepentant about the stunt, saying she did not mock religions: "I am actually proving a point here. There was no security checks."  

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4 thoughts on “Tips and rumours

  1. klewso

    The raving ABC lefty rat-bag Uhlmann.
    Last night he was sanctifying St George over hwat he said to Hanson.
    The Senator who did what he did for Howard when they had a senate majority (not least to senate hearings); the way he dug inot our pockets to pay to attend weddings and parties as “business”; the arrogant smug way he slips into something slimy to argue one case that suits his politics then turns it inside out to prosecute Labor, Greens and anyone else he’s at odds with; the way he misled the Senate of Man Monis letters; the way he prosecuted the case for everyone to be a bigot – as if our Brand X A-G had a moral choice last night?
    Then, as he defined that “picture of a house and nation united” there was Fifield in the fore-ground – the Communications Minister courting Hanson to get Turnbull’s and Brandis’ media laws through the same senate?
    I thought there was a moral in that tale ….. not the one Uhlmann was selling.

  2. Roger Clifton

    I think the contrast is rather that Chris Uhlman is failing to push the ABC’s pro-renewables barrow. It’s called integrity.

    1. AR

      Dodger – no, it is called tendentious mendacity, in which you specialise.

  3. Alex

    Two things – Re Hanson’s sad stunt: I am also concerned about her bad grammar. It should be there ‘were’ no security checks, not there ‘was’ no security checks 🙂 and how about a [sic] Crikey.
    And, Chris Ullmann’s statement about “stunningly over-generous green schemes” is totally subjective and very arguable and therefore should have been taken into account in the ABC response.

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