Andrew Laming staffer dresses as Kyle Rittenhouse for delayed Halloween party
Electorate officer Barclay McGain said those who took offence to the costume ‘need to learn to respect the rule of law’
, a taxpayer-funded position, in February 2020, while the staffer was still under party investigation.In June of 2020, the MP said that “after becoming aware of the material, the staff member’s employment in [his] office was terminated.”However, in March 2021 Laming
confirmed to Sky Newsthat McGain was again on the payroll after being made to sit out for six months. McGain says he was officially welcomed back in early January.Laming defended the decision to reinstate McGain, stating the young staffer’s “impressive knowledge and young networks is something very important for politicians to have.”
“Barclay McGain has tried at times to be entertaining, funny, to satire and parody and often his humour falls completely flat, but that’s not a reason for a life sentence either,” Laming told Sky News.Sign up to receive an email with the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning headtopics.com
Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning“Politicians need to relate to 15-year-olds who will be voting at the next election all the way through to the oldest Australians.”When approached for comment, Laming did not deny that McGain was currently in his employment, instead stating that he did not wish to comment.
Laming also declined to comment on if he believes the costume and post were appropriate behaviour for a political staffer.After the schoolies video emerged McGain was suspended, and later resigned, from the Liberal party.He later stated that he felt the LNP had responded to the backlash to the video by
“throwing young teenagers under the bus,to make out as though we had gone rogue under the use of party branding”.McGain also shared a Snapchat of himself grinning while posing in front of an antique-style money box depicting a black person with exaggerated features – similar to those portrayed in offensive blackface caricatures – just days after the video that led to his suspension was taken down.
In defending the photo, McGain said the picture was taken “to convey the irony of myself being cast in the media as someone who ‘disrespects Indigenous culture’ when, in reality, I’d grown up over the past 12 years, with an Aboriginal stepfather, who always respected and honoured his Indigenous heritage”. headtopics.com
Guardian Australia has chosen not to publish the picture.With additional reporting from Sarah Martin, Amy Remeikis and Daniel Hurst.Read more: The Guardian »
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Cute! What the actual fuck 6Six84 !!! a 'delayed Halloween party' is not a thing That's called 'playing dress up' and needs to be labeled & recognized as such Art The article seems to suggest this guy thinks Edward Scissorhands did something bad to little kids? Is he thinking of Shock Headed Peter or what? Very confusing
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It's Halloween isn't not being allowed to own a military grade weapon for personal use the rule of law in aus? Andrew Laming staffer dresses as every incel in Murica. Hope he doesn't get lawfully shot because somebody feels threatened by his costume ... Haha, nice one. To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will. Read more
What. The fuck. Why something so serious and controversial? doesnt the gun make his penis look big. I think that look is about as popular as a fart in an elevator somehow ! Very tacky !!
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