Same story, different headline

Me first, family later, says rich Sydney

Sydney Morning Herald, 27 April 2007, reporting that:

SYDNEY’S most affluent citizens may be the most shallow and selfish people in the Asian region, placing lifestyle and real estate acquisition over family wellbeing in their list of priorities.


You guessed it, Sydney the most selfish, shallow

The Age, 27 April 2007, reporting that:

SYDNEY’S most affluent citizens are the most shallow and selfish people in the Asian region, placing lifestyle and real estate before family wellbeing on their list of priorities.

5 thoughts on “Same story, different headline

  1. If there are laws against racial and religious vilification, there should be laws against vilification of the rich which has killed far more people (Exhibit 1: Communism). Clive Hamilton should be punished for his hatemongering!

    [SARCASM ALERT]

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  2. Who decided that it was more shallow and selfish to place lifestyle and real estate acquisition above family well being?

    Who decided they were different things?

    Were they elected?

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  3. Actually, the article was of some interest — based on the blurb at leaxt, it shows why the governement shouldn’t be subsidizing the educational expenses of the rich in Australia. If they stopped doing it, people might actually have to use some of their own money like people evidentally voluntarily do in the rest of the world.

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