It was a pretty big month here at Boots Theory, not that I use my blog stats to boost my self-esteem!
This cannot surprise us. This is how our society treats violent men who have the privilege of whiteness and an association with the cult of sport.
It’s a classic case of someone saying whatever they need to in the moment to “refute” the arguments against them. It’s “I totally meant to do that” writ large.
Actually a post from June which must have done the rounds on Facebook again.
It’s almost like workers have historically been forced to organise to make sure they don’t die on the job. God, what a sense of entitlement these peasants have!
There’s plenty of mainstream space for people like Tony Veitch to make excuses. There’s almost none for recognising exactly what personal impact this has on women.
Anne Tolley is a revelation of the real attitudes of this government. Literally everyone – even people with serious cancer who actually have jobs to return to when they’re able – is assumed to be a parasite on the system.
Roll on November!