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October 08th 2012 print

Philippa Martyr

Goring the right ox

So, you thought honesty is a universal concept. Not for those on the left, where consistency is a very fluid concept

Q: When is bullying not bullying?
A: When you do it to Alan Jones.

Q: When is sexism not sexism?
A: When you do it to Tony Abbott.

Q: When is misogyny not misogyny?
A: When you do it to Gina Rinehart.

Q: When is sexual harassment not sexual harassment?
A: When it’s [allegedly] done by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the Attorney-General says it’s a put-up job.

Q: When is theft not theft?
A: When it’s done by an ALP-backed union boss who gets his lawyer girlfriend to draw up the preparatory paperwork.

Q: Why are some people not protected by law?
A: Because we don’t like them.

Q: Why are some people prosecuted to the full extent of the law?
A: Because we don’t like them either.

Philippa Martyr blogs at Transverse City