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I see the fool is at it again

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by clontaago, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    PRIME Minister John Howard says he's not offended by images of him being burned along with a Union Jack flag in a music video for boxer Anthony Mundine.

    The openly political video for Mundine's hip-hop single Platinum Ryder, filmed in the notorious Sydney area known as The Block, shows indigenous residents tearing up Mr Howard's photograph and tossing it into a barrel of flames.

    A Union Jack meets the same fate.

    The burning takes place against the background of Mundine's rags to riches rap lyrics: "I am just one man, it ain't the whole of the nation, politicians won't say sorry for the stolen generation."

    Mr Howard said today he was not offended by the video.

    "I know Mr Mundine's form in relation to me ... I don't get too worked up about that," Mr Howard said.

    "I don't think it's a particularly desirable thing to burn the flag of any country whether it's Australia or a country to which we owe a great deal."

    Mr Howard said while it was easy for people to take pot shots at the Union Jack, Australia had inherited many great traditions from the United Kingdom.

    "But as a citizen he is entitled to his form of protest and if he draws some kind of satisfaction of burning a photograph of me, well I'm not so thin-skinned as to get worked up about it," he said.

    Platinum Ryder is already being played on Sydney FM hip-hop station 961, but will be released to television within the next month.

    Mundine's album, Dreams, will be launched following his WBA super middleweight world title fight against Australian rival Sam Soliman in Sydney on March 7.
     
  2. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Good marketing ploy.
     
  3. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Do you have his poster up on your bedroom wall Mata?
     
  4. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, a nude one. Beats the heck out of a Howard election banner.
     
  5. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

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    Aren't they the same? After all, they would both feature a picture of a cockhead....
     
  6. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    after reading the title im not sure which fool clon is referring to
     
  7. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    Calling Howard a fool is generous.
     
  8. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    They are both fools IMO, I left it open to interpretation
     
  9. Nutzcraw

    Nutzcraw Active Member

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    Mundine proves once again he's a farking moron.
     
  10. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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    some may say he is a prophet.
     
  11. Fluffy

    Fluffy Well-Known Member

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    true, but they would be idiots
     
  12. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    I would say his motivation is more profit than prophet
     
  13. byso

    byso Well-Known Member

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    I'd say Mundine does nothing for the people he represents.
     
  14. clontaago

    clontaago Well-Known Member

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    Id support that view Byso.
     
  15. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    The bait seems to have caught the usual fish!!! :lol2:
     
  16. PJ

    PJ Well-Known Member

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    speaking of classy people how good is it that Geoff Clark has finally been brought to justice even if it was in just a civil court!
    He is scum of the earth and how he got to run ATSIC deserves a Royal Commission in itself.
    I remember him starting a brawl in a pub exclaiming that he would "Kill every white kunt in here."
    Nice guy.....
     

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