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A Facebook satire in Tasmania has turned into a cyber-bullying row involving a local political hopeful. It was neither original nor especially funny when Tasmanian satirical Facebook page The New Examiner borrowed a premise from The Onion. “Candidate may have lied about heroic death in Vietnam”, read the original, with local …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And he wants to go into politics?

    He may want to prepare himself.

  2. CurtisLeMaysNose

    Now on YouTube

    A few of the victims of the is mans rage have spoken out on youtube -

  3. Bakunin

    "write to the employers of all the individuals ..."

    Is this the politician's equivalent of "I'm going to tell your mum"?

    It's one thing to say you disagree with a post or you think it's not a subject suitable to humour. But this just sounds like throwing your toys out of the pram.

  4. MrZoolook

    If I was the employer of one of those individuals, I would give 0% care to what they 'like' on FB, and 100% care as to how they worked in my employ.

    Oh, and I would write back and tell him to go f**k himself!

  5. Mitoo Bobsworth

    "Defence’s funding of breast enhancement surgery" - ?

    The temptation to sling any number of jokes is ripe here, but considering the tone of this article and the angry guys antics, that would be a major boob...


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