Candidate for Higgins Jason Ball stands in the foreground.

On Wednesday morning, The Australian and Chip Le Grand produced a piece about allegations of sexual harassment in the Greens, but with a different tone than many we've read before:

For more than a year, Jason Ball has been shadowed by an embarrassing but innocuous sexual encounter which, if released into the combustive atmosphere of a federal election and the MeToo movement, could destroy his campaign for the seat of Higgins.