Some Aussie swimmers were in California for some reason and got their hands on some shotguns in a gun store, took a picture and posted it on Facebook.
Swimmers Nick D’Arcy and Kenrick Monk have been ordered to remove Facebook photos of themselves posing with high powered guns…
“I doubt they have the moral sensitivity to be concerned about human suffering.”…
“We say again to our athletes, do not put anything up on social media that you would not share with your mother or your grandmother.”
Okay, that would be funny if it weren’t Australia. That just depresses me. I especially like the way the shotguns are always “High-Powered Guns” in the story.
As Tim Blair notes, far more children (It’s For The Children!!!! Won’t Someone Please Think Of The Children!?!?!?!?!?!!?!) drown than die from guns, even in America where we leave loaded guns in cribs, so… actually these swimmers are just trying to steer children toward a safer alternative.
At one time I actually thought Australia might be a good fallback country, no more. I’m down to about 10-15 states and no other countries where I could live. I need to win the lottery and buy an island and make it my own country, or maybe stage a coup in some African craphole.