Thursday 9 January 2014

On Point En Pointe was a highly demanding television talk show which combined news commentary and classical ballet.
[Image transcript] Two participants are wearing ballet tutus and dancing. A: 'A common line in the asylum seeker debate is that we ought to look after our homeless people first. Do you have any comments about this, Minister?' B: 'I find this kind of rhetoric disingenuous. It pits the equally legitimate needs of two groups against each other, as if altruism is a zero-sum game.'