Toxic brew of hypocrisy and coming elections
Posted 28 Mar 2019 11:00AM
Eureka Street Vol 29 No 6
Hypocrisy in Australian-Turkish chest puffing
Justin Glyn 25 March 2019
The latest (now fading) stoush between Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who said Australians and New Zealanders visiting Turkey would leave it 'in coffins like their grandfathers' (although the context has since been contested), and Scott Morrison (all options to erase this insult were 'on the table') amounts to less than meets the eye. But it does speak volumes about what a toxic brew hypocrisy and the prospect of a forthcoming election can produce.
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