I DO like the fact that they are willing to have their albeit idiotic thoughts opened up to people to comment on, and wish more would partake in the fun.
Piers Ackerman has yet another jab at the ABC over of all things Playschool. Maybe they should have a Playschool for fat, old journalists.
Here's my reply to him... a bit more vehement than my response to Bolt, so less likely to be published.
It says on your blog page that you're one of Australia's best journalists. If this is the case then God help the media!
You're simply an idiot. This has got nothing to do with the ABC and everything to do with your pathetic and on going ABC bashing. When will you stop beating a dead horse?
This change has been happening in ALL children's programs, and isn't just a leftist change. Take a look at how Sesame Street has changed.
A simple search on google will find that it's being used to spread pro-American propaganda through Muslim countries (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3200699.stm) to the changing of cookie monster to promote healthier eating by singing "Cookies is a sometimes food" (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/4432415.stm)
But then a simple google search is probably beyond your capabilities.