There were plenty of things Tony Abbott would've done to get into power, except he can't negotiate, apart from offering his ar$e!!!
He probably only condemned it because it is in the limelight, a bit like Alan Jones and the "died of shame" debacle!
I think it speaks volumes for the general climate within the party for someone, anyone to think that this would be acceptable & or appreciated. I don't think that incidents like this happen in a vacuum, you always pick your audience when you pull a stunt like that.
I don't think that it says anything about the party itself, but I do think it was a vile joke and an unacceptable one.
I'd be interested to find out where this has come from now (if it was allegedly from a dinner at Easter time), and who released it.
Mal Brough claims not to have known about it, nor condones it.
I find it seriously disturbing that they find it ok to attack Julia in gender based ways. It doesn't happen to men. How are women still having to fight for equality? Its just wrong.
I do think it says something about the party, personally. It's just another sexist incident to add to the list, I guess. I don't believe for a minute that Mal Brough hosted a dinner with Joe Hockey as guest of honour, and neither of them saw the menu or "can recall" seeing it.
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