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Rudd gets tough on Tibetans, goes easy on mates

By Thumper - 22 April 2008 23

The SMH is reporting that Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has stated that “If any protesters, irrespective of their political point of view, engage in unruly, disorderly or violent behaviour, then the police will come down on them like a ton of bricks,”

ACT Chief Apologist Jon Stanhope also commented “It’s quite a blow to the innocence of our city but we must do it,”

And the Chinese goon squad will be present, even though Mr Rudd said definitely no, well, maybe, a little bit, well, actually , yes.

They really, really, don’t want to upset their Chinese mates do they….

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Thumper 7:35 am 24 Apr 08

It’s the long march out there this morning…

circusmind 11:36 pm 23 Apr 08

To be fair, Rudd has displayed a bit of balls in loudly and clearly decrying China’s human rights abuses. If Rudd/Stanhope cave on the security issue, I’ll be pretty disappointed. Foreign thugs have no place here.

Mr Waffle 10:44 pm 23 Apr 08

They just said on channel ten news that the torch route won’t be finalised, and they’ll change it if they need to while it’s being run…

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