Caught in its own trap


Comment by Barry Tucker                    22 June, 2013

Melbourne’s The Age sprung its trap today and neatly caught itself.

In an editorial calling for the Labor Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, to stand aside “For the sake of the nation”, because her message is not getting through, The Age revealed itself to be a perfect waste of perfectly good newsprint, and megabytes.

The Age is well aware of the reason why Labor’s message is not getting across: The Age, along with the rest of the mainstream news media, is not allowing Labor’s message to get through.

The MSM, including the supposedly impartial taxpayer funded ABC, chooses to focus on leadership rumours instead of examining the policies of Labor AND the federal Liberal National Party Coalition. The Coalition HAS released policies, and so have five minor parties that I can quickly think of. It’s…

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