Fixed It: “Role model dad”? No. Just. NO.

May 26, 2021by Jane Gilmore

I don’t know even know what to say about this one in the Courier Mail

The judge apparently told the man his behaviour was “disgusting and abhorrent” and said he’s supposed to be a role model for his son – the son who was in his mother’s arms when the man attacked her. 

In an inexplicable editorial decision, this was turned into a headline mislabelling  a man who attacked a woman three times in less than a month (in breach of domestic violence orders already against him) as a “role model dad”.

I mean, you’ve really got to want it, right? You’ve gotta be reaching for it the way our beagle goes reaching for the caked on muck at the bottom of the rubbish bin. 

Even then… FFS.

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