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Aussie Dhimwit of the Month (June 2009)

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George Negus - Aussie Dhimwit June 2009Heartiest congratulations to George Negus, our June dhimwit, for his richly-deserved award.

Commiserations to Geraldine Doogue, who although a close second, couldn't quite catch up with this Phar Lap of dhimwits.

My heart goes out to Lowenstein for coming last: it seems however hard he tries, even among dhimwits he is a nobody.

Here's how the voting went:

George Negus:  34.3%
Geraldine Doogue: 29%
Mal Fraser:  16.7%
Rabbi J.K.Black:  9%
Get Up: 6.2%
Anthony Lowenstein: 4.8%

Negus has many accomplishments to his credit. Space doesn't permit me to name them all, but here are a few
A rabidly anti-Israel and anti-American political journalist, he uses every opportunity to promote Palestinian and general jihadi causes.

He wrote “The World from Islam”, a book widely acclaimed by the Hamas and Hezbollah-supporting ICV. In the book he declares:

“we in the West might get further by attempting at least to talk them around, not by berating and haranguing them jingoistically about how superior our Western non-Muslim values are.”

So rabid has this TV presenter become, that in 2007  Senator Ronaldson raised the matter in the Senate Standing Committee  of Parliament:   

SBS     05/04/07                     Dateline Program Campus Watch

Senator RONALDSON — Do you agree that the program portrayed the activities described taking place on US university campuses as an attack on academic freedom?                    

...As an example, in his introduction, host George Negus said:

Tonight the battle for freedom of speech on American campuses with Professors in middle east studies accused of pro-Palestinian bias. Again, in introducing the story, reporter Chris Hammond described Columbia as: The main battle ground in a war being fought across American campuses over the issue of academic freedom. Do you acknowledge that the program’s contents could be more accurately described as deliberately anti-Israel and anti-Western messages being passed on to university students in the guise of an academic contribution?

...Do you  agree that the program failed to conform with your own code insofar as it did not provide an objective  presentation of the issues?

Negus' bias towards Islam and against Christianity was reflected in the aggressive way he interviewed Cardinal Napier during the World Youth Day 08 conference:
NEGUS: Could you help us clear-up one World Youth Day conundrum around the pubs and offices and dining rooms of this country. Why is it called World Youth Day rather than World Catholic Youth Day? It is on the mind of a lot of people including taxpayers who put their hands in their pockets for this amazing spectacle.

CARDINAL: I think when Pope John Paul the Second called the first one he just had in mind to call the youth - he meant Catholic youth and he just called it World Youth Day and it doesn’t seem to have changed since then.

NEGUS: I wonder as a matter of integrity, why it shouldn’t be called World Catholic Youth Day - it is a World Catholic Youth Day.

CARDINAL: I think it is because mostly when we talk about events that are on a world level for the Catholic Church, it is understood - Catholic is understood.
NEGUS: So it was an understanding - it wasn't that the Catholic Church didn't think that Jewish youth or Muslim youth or Protestant youth.....

CARDINAL: I think they are very welcome to join and be part of the Youth Day.

NEGUS: This may seem like a cynical question but it is a genuine question. To what extent is the purpose if you like, the motivation for World Youth Day, a public relations exercise, a marketing exercise to get the Church out there?
...We hear a lot about inter-faith dialogue. When there are significant theological differences between the faiths, the religions of the world, is it really possible or is it Cloud Cuckoo Land stuff?

CARDINAL: I am glad you asked that question because for the last two years I have been involved at the local provincial level in precisely an exercise like address the various issues, social and economic issues and particularly the health one, HIV and AIDS.

NEGUS: Do think that it would be that simple to change behaviour in South Africa where probably the highest incidence of HIV Aids in the world, people dying on a regular basis because they do not use condoms.

CARDINAL: No. That is the country with highest distribution rate of condoms in South Africa and the opposite result is happening.

NEGUS: But you believe that having higher use again would not prevent the problem or at least reduce the problem? You think the death-rate is OK the way it is? does sound a little like coming from a high-placed Catholic like yourself, blind faith, blind faith in the belief about condoms.

CARDINAL: No I think it is blind faith in the ability of human beings to take control of their lives. If you go on a policy of condom distribution as the only solution to HIV and Aids, you're telling people that they cannot take control of their lives and therefore I think you're doing them an injustice by saying, you are so stupid, even though this disease is a killer, you cannot take control of their lives.

NEGUS: Cardinal thank you very much for your time.

CARDINAL: Thank you very much and God bless.

NEGUS: Cardinal Wilfrid Fox-Napier from South Africa. A bit like a Theology 1 tutorial, wasn't it?
Note the sneering way he ends the interview. Can you imagine him talking to a Mufti like that? (LINK)

So George, we at  AIM would like to acknowledge your contribution to promoting Islamic causes, while attempting to undermine our democratic egalitarian pluralistic society, based on a Judeo-Christian ethic, of which most Aussies are justifiably proud.


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