3 blogs from the brilliant Catalaxy Files
How Abbott actually made the announcement:
“…We are also determined to engage in ever closer consultation with communities including the Australian Muslim community”.
Everyone needs to be part of ‘Team Australia’.
The Government’s proposals to change section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act had become a needless complication.
I don’t want to do anything that puts our national unity at risk at this time and so those proposals are now off the table.
Good night, Abbott. Â We’ll fight this and we will win.
More from Andrew Bolt:
“I want to work with the communities of our country as ‘Team Australia’ here,” he said, and his free speech reforms would be a “complication” in trying to sell his crackdown on jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.
Don’t resist Islam!
In the UK, curry “baroness” Warsi is making similar noises as the Australian Muselmaniacs that prevented Abbott from bringing back our free speech rights:
Don’t oppose Islam and Muslims, because that forces them to wage jihad and turn them into murderous Koranimals.
She suggests that “Britain’s support for Israel could encourage extremism in the UK”. Home Office evidence suggested that Britain’s response to the Gaza crisis risked “becoming a basis for radicalisation [that] could have consequences for us for years to come”, she wrote. – we are always accused of being “divisive”, here you can clearly see how a Mohammedan agitprop works Â to divide us.
A comment from Andrew Bolt
True, Abbott was actually stating an excuse for his backdown rather than a reason.
His proposals were badly sold by Attorney General George Brandis, and far more groups than Muslims fought them. Jewish leaders, foolishly, were the most vocal.
There was just no way Abbott would get his reforms through the Senate, and so they were dumped.