Friday, August 22, 2014
More Looney Tunes than Disneyland
The takeover of journalism by the left is starkly shown by a complaint currently being adjudicated by the Press Council headed by Julian Disney which is likely to be upheld. . The complaint revolves around an article in the Australian by their food writer John Lethlean which expressed his approval of kangaroo meat without expressing the views of those opposing it. Bear in mind that kangaroo meat is available at the local supermarket and culling of kangaroos out west is a pastoral necessity.
That's the nuts and bolts of it. The reality, regardless of your perspective, is confronting. I grew up in the country; shooting animals - yes, kangaroos, occasionally - on farms was part of those adolescent years. I am an advocate for eating kangaroo for a host of reasons, not the least being that it's wild. And wild food is increasingly a luxury for those of us who like to eat well and naturally.
As decision time draws near the Australian outlines the case: