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Aussie Life

Aussie life

16 April 2022

9:00 AM

16 April 2022

9:00 AM

Is the woke tide finally starting to turn? One aspect of the mainstream media’s coverage of the Ukraine crisis might suggest so. Specifically, the unanimous, unqualified praise of the Ukrainian President. There’s nothing politically risky about applauding someone who stands up to a bully, of course. But absent President Zelensky’s unquestionable personal courage, he is, as the white male leader of an unapologetically patriarchal society with a history of xenophobia, hardly the kind of figure who would normally be lionised by the Left.

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