Morrison delays fundamental human decency till after rape investigation
Scott Morrison’s ‘matter for police’ deflection provides his authorities a get-out-of-jail-free card in terms of snowballing allegations of sexual assault.
When Scott Morrison lastly confronted the media over historic rape allegations regarding a senior minister, his response was to obfuscate.
“It’s a matter for the Australian Federal Police,” he stated. “We will’t have a state of affairs the place the mere making of an allegation is grounds for governments to face individuals down merely on the idea of that.”
Morrison stated he’d spoken to the alleged perpetrator who’d categorically denied the allegations (alleged perpetrators have a tendency to try this). Extra concerningly, he’d heard “rumours” concerning the incident in October final yr and determined to do nothing.
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