October 8, 2012
Q: When is bullying not bullying?
A: When you do it to Alan Jones.
Q: When is sexism not sexism?
A: When you do it to Tony Abbott.
Q: When is misogyny not misogyny?
A: When you do it to Gina Rinehart.
Q: When is sexual harassment not sexual harassment?
A: When it's [allegedly] done by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the Attorney-General says it's a put-up job.
Q: Why are some people not protected by law?
A: Because we don't like them.
Q: Why are some people prosecuted to the full extent of the law?
A: Because we don’t like them either.
Philippa Martyr blogs at Transverse City
The Quadrant Book of Poetry: 2001 - 2010
edited by Les Murray