Are the people running 4CA bipolar psychotics?
Yesterday, hundreds turned up on the Esplanade in support of "Ride to Work Day", this year celebrating the (almost) completion of the bikeway between Aeroglen and the CBD, and continued expansion of main road protections for bicycle users around the city.
Happy people including our mayor rode in support of cleaner air, fewer cars on the road, and better health - all benefits to those who even occasionally use our growing facilities.
The event was co-sponsored by Cairns Radio 4CA who broadcast live, and morning host Mike "Locco" O'Laughlin reported on the happy, enthusiastic crowd as they completed their variously long rides, to rest and enjoy a breakfast on the foreshore of our wonderful Esplanade. An idyllic morning for the Cairns community, fair dinkum, all promoted by community resource 4CA, among other community sponsors. Locco is a positive Cairns spruiker in everything he does, and an enthusiastic supporter of moving Cairns forward. Hence his good ratings and healthy advertising rates.
Then, the 9AM hour strikes, and this same 4CA begins spouting vitriol, negativity, and bile, led by radio hostie John "
A theme continued by LNP candidate for Cairns Gavin King, who still is being given an hour a week on 4CA, with no pretense of offering the other fine candidates equal time. A transparent media manipulation of the electorate, and likely a violation of the electoral laws.
Which 4CA do you listen to? The "Dr. Jekyll", Go-Cairns, Go-Taipans, positive and community inclusive 4CA? Or the wicked "Mr. Hyde" 4CA, with his repulsive opinions, community-devisive diatribes, and small group of trolls and acolytes doing his evil biddings?