posted on Sep, 8 2013 @ 12:44 AM
So fellow Aussies, how do you feel about a 'US-based media mogul' ripping into Australians who work in the public service and accusing people on
welfare as 'phony welfare scroungers', whoever that may be?
Right or wrong, I wish this dude would rack off but obviously not going to happen.
I don't like any foreign celebrity coming to our country and voicing their political preferences, regardless of who they prefer. But this guy has a
lot of stick with his ownership of the News Corp Australia network.
I find this disturbing and something that is not going to be good for this country.
Murdoch hits out at public
Rupert Murdoch has attacked Australia’s public servants while lauding the Coalition victory in Saturday’s Federal election.
The US-based media mogul took to social media site Twitter on Saturday evening to accuse public sector workers, along with “phony welfare
scroungers,” of sucking the life out of Australia’s economy.
He predicted that “other nations” would follow Australia into more conservative politics.
“Aust election public sick of public sector workers and phony welfare scroungers sucking life out of economy,” Mr Murdoch, a US citizen, wrote.
“Others nations to follow in time.”
Mr Murdoch, whose Australian newspaper empire campaigned for a Coalition win, returned to Twitter in the early hours of Sunday morning to accuse
public sector workers of taking many more sick days than their private sector counterparts.
“Small item: Apart from higher pay, public workers in Australia take many more sick days than those in hard working private sector!” he
edit on 8-9-2013 by surrealist because: Insert heading word