The reality of the raid on the ABC is that the AFP had no choice.
The reality of the leak to Annika Smethurst is that she had no choice but to publish. The story was too good to ignore.
The reality of the leak to the ABC is that it had no choice but to publish. The story was too good to ignore.
Everyone did or is doing their job.
Would the people standing-up so passionately for the ABC be defending Andrew Bolt if it were leaked to him?
Would they ask the AFP to be lenient?
This week has been a very sad week for Australia. Without a strong media that is fearless and can protect sources and whistleblowers our country will be weaker. It is in everyone’s interests to know the truth #auspol #AFPraids
— PatriciaKarvelas (@PatsKarvelas) June 5, 2019
The source outed himself and will appear before the courts next week.
Who in the Govt ordered these raids? Who agreed?
It is an attack on democracy & an attack on those who tell the truth. Both whistleblowers & journalists play an integral part of making sure our democracy is robust & honest.
Australians have a right to know what our Govt is up to.
— ?Sarah Hanson-Young? (@sarahinthesen8) June 5, 2019
Note that the Greens don’t allow the media into their party conferences.
The Adpocalypse hits the right … even after heartfelt apologies like this From Steven Crowder (watch it before it’s banend):
The left invents a strawman
‘Any Rugby player who doesn’t stand for the anthem should not be allowed to play.’
Same people: ’Folau should be able to say what he wants without repercussion how dare you infringe on his freedoms’
— Dee Madigan (@deemadigan) June 6, 2019
No one has said this: ‘Any Rugby player who doesn’t stand for the anthem should not be allowed to play’.
For a start … she has the wrong sport! Getting that right would have been a nice start.