Another boat load of illegal immigrants has been interecpted of the coast of Australia – the 12th boat this year.
According to Home Affairs Minister Bob Doofus, all the passengers are male, and all are from Afghanistan.
As usual, these are not the people most in need, the people a compassionate immigration and refugee policy would be focussing on. They are simply those with enough money or influence to push themselves ahead of anyone else, and pay to travel half way around the world.
Rudd’s new ‘softer’ approach is making things worse for the people who most need our help, and endangering the lives of those who don’t, but turn up anyway.