BEING for the most part a sensible lot with better things to do than squander two hours in the company of dills, members of the reality based community will most likely be inclined to shun the gathering taking place on Thursday night at the Readings bookshop located at 701 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn.That is where Fairfax columnist Leslie Cannold will be "in conversation" with academic Susan Mitchell, papist-denouncing author of the error-riddled hatchet job on conservatives in general and Tony Abbott in particular.
The New Establishment loves these affair, and why not? A glass of wine, the pleasure of the like-minded's company, followed by a warm, post-chinwag glow at the thought of its moral and intellectual superiority.
How interesting it would be if a few naysayers were to report for action at Readings, perhaps even call Mitchell to account for her anti-Catholic bigotry. Why, it might spoil the luvvies' entire evening!
So if you have nothing better to do and fancy a bit of fun, remember that address:
701 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn.
The show starts at 6pm -- and don't forget to take an audio recorder. Given Mitchell's form, she is sure to mouth at least one bigotry worthy of a complaint being lodged under the Racial and Religious Vilification Act. The left crafted and imposed that restriction on free speech, and it was very quick to use it against a couple of ratbag reverends who were less than enthusiastic about Islam. Liberal Premier Ted Baillieu has so far made no move to overturn.the law, so it remains available for giving luvvies a taste of the same rules they are always demanding be imposed on others.
For those with strength for the fight, Gerard Henderson's listing of Mitchell's mistakes makes splendid ammunition.