Andrew Johns’ ugly comments bleed deep
On this Andrew Johns racism thing, people in the city don’t realise what the effect these comments have done to communities like Cunnamulla and Charleville, who have a 50/50 white and black community, as well as hard working Asian migrants working in our meat works.
All of the past years of trying to get rid of the differences between us racially has somewhat gone out the window.
After only one stupid celebrity comment, all the trust and goodwill has turned back to paranoia and mistrust between community groups of different cultures. People all of a sudden are thinking that if Andrew Johns thinks like that, so do all the other white fellas in town.
Walking downtown the other day, after the story was released, was very uncomfortable. People wouldn’t look each other in the eye like they used too. Conversation in the pubs became racist, with people saying things like, “just another excuse for the black fellas to complain”.
And “there is nothing in it, they just want more money”.
To think this idiot will keep his job and hope it all blows over is a joke. He must pay for his actions, get out of the public eye, and sell carpets or something.
He is dividing our great country.
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