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Friday, November 30, 2012
Julia Gillard and her influences on those who surround her , she is such a great role model, how much influence or a hand in, for political points, did she have re: The Australia day riots?
Leave aside who told who what. The fact is the Prime
Minister's office thought it was legitimate politics to organise
an Aboriginal protest against her political rival.
As a taxpayer-funded ''media adviser'', Tony Hodges sent a
tip-off to the Aboriginal tent embassy that Tony Abbott was
nearby so they could do what? So they could go and protest
And this is the key point. As far as Hodges was concerned
the Aboriginal activists were legitimate assets to be used for
partisan benefit. The only thing he had to do was to give
them the message without leaving fingerprints. But Hodges
wasn't up to that. So he had to fall on his sword to protect