The national pride, flag wearing and national tattoos are all over the papers today for the all the wrong reasons. Instead of national pride they are associated with racist, bogan and in extreme cases hooligan behaviours.
Is the action of few people actually that newsworthy? Majority of people I have seen enjoyed the Australia Day, wrapped in the flag with fake tattoos and a big smile on their faces. They came from all sorts of backgrounds and celebrated in harmony. Let’s keep things in perspective.