It would appear that we are to get a protest. This time against the anti terror legislation being muted by the current federal government. (SMH Coverage here)
Not surprisingly the usual suspects will be involved including my favourite oxygen thief Bob Brown. And don’t be surprised to see that great protector of human rights (when it suits him), Mr Stanhope, to be there in the masses bristling with indignation and spraying angry words left right and centre to any news crew that happens to be passing.
Organiser James Crafti, from the ACT Network Opposing War, said the aim of the rally was to put pressure on the Senate to block the laws.
That is all nice and good Mr Crafti but it won’t do one iota of good. The laws will be rubber stamped by the Senate before you can say suicide bomber.
Pity I don’t work that side of the pond these days as I’d go for a stroll and observe the mayhem that will undoubably ensue.
Frankly I’d rather see a massive anti IR reform protest outside Parliament House.