Name call­ing

Whitsunday Times - - WHITSUNDAY VIEWS -

I FOUND it very dis­ap­point­ing that (Ge­orge) Chris­tensen, as one of his first pub­lic acts in his third term would “troll” a group that I be­lieve was vig­or­ously op­pos­ing his point of view.

I would think that in a democ­racy peo­ple should be able to ex­press their point of view.

To be hon­est I have no idea who GetUp is or what they stand for. I sus­pect that if I looked into it I would like some of their points of view and some not, but come on Ge­orge, shouldn’t I be hear­ing some hu­mil­ity and grat­i­tude to the peo­ple of Daw­son in­stead?

There was a 4.5% swing against the LNP in Daw­son and my per­sonal view is that was largely be­cause of your dis­con­nec­tion with the elec­torate.

De­cent tourism busi­ness own­ers along our shore are not “ex­treme greens” or “rat­bag gree­nies.” They are busi­ness own­ers who were con­cerned about a multi­na­tional called Adani who will make a lot of money from Aus­tralian re­sources. Af­ter some ad­vice from “up top” you ad­mit­ted you were wrong, I’ll give you credit for that.

But if, as you say on your Face­book page (GetUp) should go back to Bris­bane, how are they rel­e­vant Mr Chris­tensen? If I was you I would be ask­ing my­self why there was a 4.5% swing against me rather than wor­ry­ing about name call­ing. An­drew Jol­ley Con­way

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