Now that the Rees Government has fixed all its states problems, hospitals, transport, and education to name a few, it has decided to fund the Mardi Gras event.
Said Nathan Rees, the event deserves support adding: “It is a spectacular Sydney event and makes a significant contribution to our state’s economy.”
How perfectly pathetic; little wonder the news has generated so much commotion.
Said Piers Akerman at The Daily Telegraph, "It is the northern manifestation of Victoria's Cain-Kirner government of 20 years ago, rotten with influence peddling, corrupted by ennui and indulgence."
The Australian Conservative has joined the chorus adding:
The NSW government’s decision to fund the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras means it has “swallowed the grossly exaggerated hype of Mardi Gras organisers,” a Christian action group claims. Writing in Saltshakers newsletter, executive officer Peter Stokes says the mardi gras organisers have been playing a charade for years.
Non-homosexual corporate sponsors bailed out years ago - Ford, Qantas etc. - they saw what the government does not want to see - the truth. >> more