The example above - the 3 year old child - is another example of how women in politics cannot win. Gillard was heavily criticised for not having children.
Because some people only think and worry about themselves.
Sorry a bit off topic there!
Peg, in all fairness, I don't think any of the previous comments (or similar) are ever aimed at you. You stick around and debate a topic with intelligence and an open mind whereas others say an ignorant comment and run, never returning to discuss, or can be pretty condescending-which is where a lot of the defensiveness comes from.
But agree that we should refrain from insulting or being offensive.
It goes all the way to hairstyles and clothes...who comments on male politicians hair styles or suits? Julila Gillard's were constantly being examined.
As for the carbon tax, I acknowledge emissions levels are down, but they were before the tax, so how much can be attributed to the tax? That is what I question and is likely to be more obvious when the carbon tax is scrapped
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