How do you define racism and bullying? The ABC have hired former Greens candidate, Osman Faruqi, to serve as deputy editor of a new lifestyle section on the taxpayer funded, public broadcaster’s website.
ABC spokesman told The Australian, Mr Faruqi, the son of Greens MP Mehreen Faruqi, will be included in ‘a new digital storytelling project created to reach new audiences in an innovative and engaging way.’
If you’re not familiar with Faruqi, he Tweets like a male (assuming) Yassmin Abdel-Magied. As you read from his feed, just replace “white” with “black” and ask yourself, would that be considered racist?
Black people don’t belong in Australia… white skin is objectively better… What if every episode of Q and A had no black people… Black people are getting f–ked… What’s with all black people looking the same when they get old… I’ll be forced to disavow my tweets making fun of black people.
What if… every episode of #qanda had no white people.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) May 29, 2017
I love debates about sunscreen. Just more evidence that white people don't belong in Australia.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) January 26, 2016
Dear white people who have seen 'Get Out': how did you feel after watching the film? Enormously guilty? Evil?
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) May 16, 2017
Half this country is named after racist, genocidal maniacs, just sit down for ONE SECOND white people.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) May 31, 2017
Perpetuating myths, making comfortable white people feel good about themselves, ignoring the reality. We need some more PoC critics goddamn.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) May 30, 2017
The only positive way to look at this: The number of white people desperate to wear blackface shows darker skin is objectively better.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) February 22, 2016
White people who rap the n-word at gigs should be banned from buying concert tickets. Free up tickets for people who aren’t idiots.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) April 30, 2018
The white people are getting fucked Yas, it's happening
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) July 28, 2017
Get back to me when the UN finds white people have no "historic title" over all the shit they colonised and stole.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) July 12, 2016
Who knows though, maybe in 20 years when I’m running for leader of the Nationals I’ll be forced to disavow my tweets making fun of white people.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) February 25, 2018
The only thing white people will express solidarity for is other white people when they become the victims of confected drama hey.
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) March 12, 2018
What's with all white people looking the same when they get old pic.twitter.com/ALToRBPze8
— Osman Faruqi (@oz_f) December 20, 2015
Defund the ABC, now!