With the racist dog-whistle firmly between their lips, Turnbull and Dutton have set the tone. It’s up to us to ensure our bark is less than our bite.
The inquest into the death of Phillip Hughes is ideally unnecessary, but unforunately crucial. Whichever way the ruling goes, it remains entirely not cricket.
Now that we know the identity of the “Fake Tradie”, the most revealing point of the whole fiasco is the Liberal case study that spawned it.
Social media allows us to make judgement on an issue based on what we choose to see, but only that perpetuates a more damaging cycle.