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.
One of my best friends recently became father to his first son, which is kind of a big deal in itself, but especially so as we are both ethnic Chinese. Traditionally, as with many other cultures, being the first born … Continued