Election Diary, day 4: Joe Hockey and Paris Hilton
July 20, 2010
Wayne Swan is to surpluses what Paris Hilton is to celibacy. They remember it once existed, but they’ll never see it again.
While Tony Abbott laughed Hockey’s use of a woman’s sexuality for political purposes as Joe being a “good communicator”, it’s statements like this that underscores the Lib’s problem with women.
They just don’t respect them.
It doesn’t matter what Paris Hilton’s personal life is like. It’s not appropriate for the prospective Australian Treasurer to use a woman’s personal sexuality as election fodder.
The conservative media is downplaying this gaffe. Either Hockey is a “good communicator” whose “turn of phrase” is a bit rough around the edges, or it’s an example of the hysterical PC police and leftie media pouncing on every little thing.
The Liberal Party is obsessed with sex and sexuality. This is why so many of them constantly talk about abortions and contraception. It’s also why Tony Abbott felt it necessary to lecture his daughters about their sex lives in Australian Women’s Weekly in January this year.
We all knew Tony Abbott was particularly obsessed, but it’s clear that even supposedly “moderate” Liberals like Hockey are sexists.