Women cannot revive Liberal “appeal” – Pearls and Irritations

Liberal member for Bass Bridget Archer during a censure motion against former prime minister Scott Morrison in the House of Representatives at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas

A Call for women to defend the indefensible is just that, and will continue to be no matter who is asked.

A few more women here, a slightly richer range of cultural backgrounds there, and what would change? Colour, gender, a subdued tolerance for LGBTQI+ will gradually be true for some. But on the most fundamental matters of human dignity and decency for all, or unconditional protection of people and planet before profits, those “conservative” resistances to questioning “culture” will almost certainly remain the same.

Source: Women cannot revive Liberal “appeal” – Pearls and Irritations

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