Disability discrimination commissioner condemns 'lifters, not leaners' slogan |

Disability discrimination commissioner condemns 'lifters, not leaners' slogan | World news | NewsWire
Graeme Innes was speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP

Australia's outgoing disability discrimination commissioner, Graeme Innes, has denounced the government's rhetoric about lifters and leaners as a "facile concept" and accused tabloid media outlets of demonising people with disabilities.

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Disability discrimination commissioner condemns 'lifters, not leaners' slogan

Disability discrimination commissioner condemns 'lifters, not leaners' slogan | World news | NewsWire
Graeme Innes was speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP

Australia's outgoing disability discrimination commissioner, Graeme Innes, has denounced the government's rhetoric about lifters and leaners as a "facile concept" and accused tabloid media outlets of demonising people with disabilities.

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Disability discrimination commissioner condemns ‘lifters, not leaners’ slogan

Disability discrimination commissioner condemns 'lifters, not leaners' slogan | World news | NewsWire
Graeme Innes was speaking at the National Press Club in Canberra. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP

Australia's outgoing disability discrimination commissioner, Graeme Innes, has denounced the government's rhetoric about lifters and leaners as a "facile concept" and accused tabloid media outlets of demonising people with disabilities.

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Obama ridicules John Boehner's lawsuit over executive powers: 'so sue me' |

Obama ridicules John Boehner's lawsuit over executive powers: 'so sue me' | World news | NewsWire
Barack Obama loosens his tie in the heat before he delivers remarks on the economy at the Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defiantly mocked a lawsuit being brought against him by one of his chief Republican opponents, summarising his reaction to claims of presidential overreach as: "so sue me".

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