Eric Abetz says the phrase ‘angry white man’ is racial vilification

Liberal senator says David Leyonhjelm’s discrimination case shows deficiencies in section 18C and it should be scrapped

Senator Eric Abetz:

Senator Eric Abetz: ‘One assumes it must have been on the basis of race that the comment was made.’ Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian
The Liberal senator Eric Abetz says it’s “passing strange” that the Australian Human Rights Commission does not seem to care about “racist terminology” such as “angry white man” but it does care if another colour is used to describe someone.
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