Image: courtesy Menzies House.
A couple of days ago the first of many anti carbon tax rallies got into full swing in Canberra and a number of other cities. It was in the main very successful with thousands attending. The crowd was orderly and peaceful, although there was an attempt by the frantics from ‘Getup’ a leftist fringe group and bastard son of US based, Move On to get something going. They may have been the originators of the odd inappropriate sign around.
The leader of the opposition Tony Abbott addressed them, which sent the Gillard government into conniptions. It is of course to Labor, not about the deceitful manner in which Gillard promised prior to the election, that there would not be a carbon tax, the lie that carried her across the line. No, it has to be that they are dangerous, extreme, racist,
That was just the politicians, their left wing creatures of the state that support them were less articulate.
Here are the protesters, so you can judge for yourself: