Saturday, August 24, 2013
Rupert Murdoch's Australian Media Hits Peak Hitler
Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd spoke to students at a college in Sydney. The walls of the room featured posters of Hitler, Mussolini, Einsenhower and Rommel, appropriate to the historical studies of world history underway at the time.
This Andrew Meares photo as shown on the Sydney Morning Herald election blog shows the classroom with various posters of world leaders, dictators, military chiefs :
For most of the Australian media, Kevin Rudd being seen near such posters caused little fuss.
But it gave Hitler-obsessives Col Allan and Rupert Murdoch the chance to live out their dream.
After warming up by dressing Kevin Rudd in a Nazi uniform only four days into the federal election campaign, the Australian Murdoch media now had the chance to go Full Hitler on Kevin Rudd.
They hit Peak Full Hitler sometime around 11pm last night.
This is the story appearing all over Rupert Murdoch's Australian online media and rapidly crumbling newspaper empire today:
The Herald Sun liked the 'story' so much, they ran it 3 TIMES on their online front page.
That's Hitler Rudd 3 times, in case you didn't get the message:
There is some truth in the headline, with a more appropriate photo of someone Kevin Rudd has actually met in person, not just stood near a poster of.
While Kevin Rudd was getting the HitlerHitlerHitler treatment from the Daily Telegraph, here's the key photo they used today for opposition leader Tony "Action Man" Abbott. I shit you not:
Fairfax political reporter Jonathan Swan on the Daily Telegrah:
THEY DIDN'T EVEN SAY THANK YOU
MURDOCH MEDIA PHOTOSHOPS PRIME MINISTER KEVIN RUDD INTO NAZI UNIFORM