fiona.png
spreads (7).gif

Dumb or dumber


Dear Editor,

Being a retired NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Ranger I would certainly meet the Federal National MP George Christensen’s recent ‘Dirty Harry’ definition of ‘greenie’, as would all serving Rangers in Australia and around the world.


Above: Source Twitter

The fact that a federal (or any politician) could make such a statement while using a firearm, delete it from Face Book then rewrite it as a joke says a lot about Mr. Christensen’s character, not to mention the National Party generally.

It is a particularly offensive and callous statement when one considers the tragic death of Office of Environment and Heritage conservation officer, Glenn Turner who was shot to death in 2014 by a farmer while protecting the NSW environment. I cannot imagine the impact Christensen’s statement would have on Mr Turner’s wife and family.

The fact that Mr Christensen could also make the ‘Greenie’ statement in the aftermath of the recent shooting massacre of 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida USA last week beggars belief and justifies the standing down of this so-called politician.

Name supplied

Dalmeny

#Opinion

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available until an alternate system of author verification can be investigated and hopefully installed.

Those who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts


Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.