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Mark Latham in hot water over Fiona Scott 'beer goggles' gaffe
Former Labor leader Mark Latham has landed himself in hot water Wednesday afternoon.
Tom Elliott asked Mr Latham what he thought of Tony Abbott's controversial 'sex appeal' comment and was shocked to hear Latham's response.
"It showed very bad judgment and it shows he has low standards," Latham said.
"I had a good look at Fiona Scott on page eight of The Australian today and she doesn't have sex appeal at all.
"She's not that good of a sort.
"She's a rather plain ordinary-looking woman and Abbott has exaggerated massively to try and win her vote among the blokes..." Latham continued, much to Tom Elliott and listeners' shock.
"Tony had the beer goggles on and in politics they say it's showbiz for ugly people and I don't think she'll (Fiona) be out of place."
Abbott yesterday described candidate Fiona Scott as young, fiesty and having sex appeal.
"That's worse than what Tony Abbott said," Tom Elliott told Latham.
"You just can't call a woman plain like that."
Tony Abbott and Scott pose for photos with the campaign bus, in Penrith (Alex Ellinghausen)
Did Mark Latham really just say that? @3AW693— Jac Dance (@jac_dance) August 14, 2013
Look, Mark Latham isn't my cup of tea, but I respect him in one sense - he says what he thinks. I'm sick of political correctness, it is ruining this country. Why can't we call a spade a spade?GT Friday 6 September, 2013 - 9:23 AM
Why is it wrong to have sex appeal?
Is it compulsory for politicians to be ugly?Alex Friday 16 August, 2013 - 10:01 PM
Am I the only one who is tired of this garbage. If you are a white male with a wife and family you are the target of every "alternative lifestyle " advocate in the world but you must never say what you really think or the censorship mongers of "good taste" will come and get you and tear you down. Keating could call anybody a "scumbag" with impunity but God forbid someone has a bit of sex appeal. Grow up Australia. Enough of the newspeak and censorship in the name of "political correctness." Only an idiot would think that there was anything insulting in what Abbot said and the woman herself thought it was funny.Peter Turner Friday 16 August, 2013 - 4:26 PM
The gender divide in this country is still massive. It's not a case of being a nanny state and being too PC. The fact remains that women are judged firstly by their appearance instead of their ability to do the job. Whereas men are judged first on their leadership qualities or lack thereof. Which male politician in this country would stand for being subjected to physical scrutiny before professional accomplishment? Both comments from these buffoons are insulting and out of line. And all of you knuckle draggers out there who think such commentary is justified are just as bad.Steve Thursday 15 August, 2013 - 5:16 PM
Everyone is on the "Politically Correct" bandwagon and every politician will now be damned if do and adamned if they don't say something about anything. There is absolutely nothing wrong with Tony Abbott's comment. No foot-in-mouth at all. Somebody please bring back common sense!Jack Thursday 15 August, 2013 - 4:30 PM
Oh pleeeze, come on this throw-away remark has received far too much attention, everyone knows that women in business with sex appeal get a leg-up on their way to success.Gloss Thursday 15 August, 2013 - 4:24 PM