The following smear of hypocrisy works much better if you don’t click through to the link that contradicts it:
But the Left won’t vilify Gillard for locking up more children than Howard
But the “refugee” lobby that so vilified John Howard says almost nothing against Julia Gillard:
Problem with that link is that it includes the following quote from that very refugee lobby:
Refugee advocate Pamela Curr said the Gillard government was “no better than the last”.
“The PM announced last year that children will be released from detention. I can tell you I understand four unaccompanied minors have been released,” she said. “I want to know when it starts.”
He’s resting a lot on that “almost”, isn’t he?
This did not happen
No, go on Andrew, we don’t mind. Ignore the evidence that contradicts your line – certainly don’t share it with your readers – and pretend she said nothing at all. Why let facts get in the way of a good smear?