Abbott’s comments are a derivation of Bush’s words. While he tries to portray this as some form of nationalism, it is merely a thin veil over what is essentially, a continued policy of exclusion. Abbott’s deluded rhetoric only serves to divide and tear at the fabric of our society. A beautiful, multicultural tapestry that is beautiful in it’s entirety, and has taken generations to weave.
Three years ago, to the day, I experienced the most jolting of life experiences. It was the reason for why I am where I am now; The benchmark to which I measure all relationships and the catalyst for who I … Continued