Insights from Quadrant

Who needs courts?

While not one of the world’s great newspapers, readers might still expect the Byron Shire News to nevertheless maintain some sort of standards. Editor Christian Morrow apparently sets his own, as per the clip from a recent edition reproduced above.

For those with less than perfect eyesight, Editor Morrow writes:

A cardinal sexually assaulting school children, can it get any worse?

Of course it can. He could win his appeal against the conviction.

The important thing, according to this News Corp editor, isn’t justice and the integrity of appellate review, it’s that the ultimate decision might go against his personal preferences.

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