Brian said: . . ."I'd just like to congratulate the Cairns Police on a quick response here nearly a fortnight ago. Two of our colored brothers, drunk as monkeys, like walkin' up the street at one o'clock in the morning, after one, threatening to come back and fix this neighbourhood up". . .
"DRUNK AS MONKEYS"?LISTEN HERE:
The appalling thing isn't the racism dripping from this kind of language.
The appalling thing is that MacKenzie, with a 7-second delay switch for objectionable comments, decided this was OK and let it be broadcast.
And the real appalling thing is that Warren Entsch didn't have the good sense to reject this kind of bigoted commentary, full stop.
Where are our aboriginal leaders as this corrosive atmosphere continues unabated?