08 Jan '12, 6pm

The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal vía @seashepherd

The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal January 8, 2012 The Bullshit Politics of Betrayal Commentary by Captain Paul Watson l to r: Glen Pendlebury, Geoffrey Tuxworth, and Simon Peterffy During the Boer War, Harry “Breaker” Morant and Peter Handcock were made scapegoats for the British Empire when Australia signed off on their execution to satisfy their colonial masters in Great Britain. They died for carrying out the orders of British Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener who needed a couple of colonial soldiers to sacrifice to appease the German Kaiser. In the interest of not upsetting the British, Australia betrayed two of her own citizens to their death. That was 1902. Yesterday, Australians Geoffrey Tuxworth, Simon Peterffy and Glen Pendlebury were made expendable political scapegoats to appease the Japanese. Australia’s attorney general Nicola Roxon has been quick to con...

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