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A Facebook satire in Tasmania has turned into a cyber-bullying row involving a local political hopeful. It was neither original nor especially funny when Tasmanian satirical Facebook page The New Examiner borrowed a premise from The Onion. “Candidate may have lied about heroic death in Vietnam”, read the original, with local …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And he wants to go into politics?

    He may want to prepare himself.

  2. CurtisLeMaysNose

    Now on YouTube

    A few of the victims of the is mans rage have spoken out on youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYBjYUs-Kx0

  3. Bakunin
    Facepalm

    "write to the employers of all the individuals ..."

    Is this the politician's equivalent of "I'm going to tell your mum"?

    It's one thing to say you disagree with a post or you think it's not a subject suitable to humour. But this just sounds like throwing your toys out of the pram.

  4. MrZoolook
    Mushroom

    If I was the employer of one of those individuals, I would give 0% care to what they 'like' on FB, and 100% care as to how they worked in my employ.

    Oh, and I would write back and tell him to go f**k himself!

  5. Mitoo Bobsworth
    Pint

    "Defence’s funding of breast enhancement surgery" - ?

    The temptation to sling any number of jokes is ripe here, but considering the tone of this article and the angry guys antics, that would be a major boob...

    ..Damn!

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