Following Senator Cory Bernardi’s unfortunate outburst the Liberals have had to have a reshuffle as the body is taken away and the blood cleaned up.
ACT Senator Gary Humphries has let it be known he’s been moved into Youth and Sport, something he seems to be taking some glee in, and it will put him back head to head with the ACT’s Labor Senator Kate Lundy.
Following a reshuffle to the Shadow Ministry, Senator Gary Humphries has been appointed to represent the Shadow Minister for Youth and Sport in the Senate.
“I feel honoured to be appointed to represent the Shadow Minister for Youth and Sport, Luke Hartsuyker”, Senator Humphries said.
“Having the ability to represent such important bodies as the Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Capital Territory Academy of Sport both electorally and now in the parliament is a great privilege”.
As the former Liberal spokesperson for youth in the ACT Legislative Assembly, Senator Humphries is looking forward to again working with issues facing young Australians.
Meanwhile having been given an unexpected local line of attack on the Bernardi story it’s worth, very briefly trying to see it from his point of view.
From a very conservative perspective any sex occurring out of wedlock for the purpose of having children (preferably missionary) is viewed as transgressive.
Having divided the world into “wholesome” and “transgressive” it’s then a simple logical leap to assume that all transgressives will at some point commit all transgressions.
It’s very lazy thinking by an increasingly lonely minority. But it wasn’t that long ago large numbers of Australians at least pretended to go along with it.
Fortunately it’s now seen as beyond the pale for all of Australia’s political parties.
The Australian Christian Lobby should take note.