The front of today’s Canberra Times is adorned by an incredibly overblown story that can only have been intended to put the frighteners up the stupid and earn contempt from everyone else.
It would seem someone in parliamentary security wants to be sent on some exciting courses and has had a whinge when they got knocked back.
Officers in the Parliamentary Security Service told the Canberra Sunday Times that they had received no instruction on how to handle people who entered the building with bombs, guns or knives, despite requesting the training months ago.
Markus leaves no cheap trick of hyperbole untried in his “exclusive”
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The revelation, which comes a week after suicide bombers unleashed three deadly blasts in Bali and a day after a further terrorist scare in New York…
Remind me please how an attack by an armed group at all resembles a bombing campaign. And why are we conflating “scares” with reality?
There are armed and trained guards provided by Protective Services. Why Markus and the CT thinks a front page terror panic story is a good idea is beyond me.