Some would have you believe that Tony Abbott should be praised, or at least admired, for having the decency to sack Cory Bernardi after his comments during the week.

This has been an interesting month for the Coalition across the country, both at Federal and State levels, with some true colours showing through.

Cory Bernadi’s comparison of homosexuality to bestiality was not only downright offensive, but could it also shine a light on Mr Bernardi’s choice of porn?

Tony Abbott was right to sack Cory Bernardi from his Parliamentary Secretary position, after all comments like those made by the Senator many describe as a dangerous extremist, were both inflamatory and uncalled for. Mr Abbott was right to sack Bernardi as quickly as he did, credit where credit is due.

However, before I get too carried away with credit, I recall that Bernardi has been saying these comments regarding bestiality…

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About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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