Opinion

Trump's America shows us where race-baiting language will take us

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
Updated July 1 2021 - 2:55pm, first published January 12 2021 - 1:00am
Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australia's acting Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, has used the first two days of his elevated platform to blitz the airwaves with incendiary commentary about those protesting for racial justice.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.