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Greer slams Croc Hunter mourners as 'idiots'
Herald Sun ^ | 7 September 2006

Posted on 09/06/2006 4:01:58 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher

STEVE Irwin had embarrassed millions of Australians, Germaine Greer said last night.

And those who had mourned him with their tributes at the Irwin family's Australia Zoo in what the British had labelled "a Princess Diana moment" were idiots, she said.

British-based Greer wrote in The Guardian newspaper after Irwin's death that the animal world had taken revenge on "self-deluded animal tormentor Steve Irwin".

Last night, she went even further.

She told Channel 9's A Current Affair she did not understand Australians' feelings of loss for Irwin.

She said he had exploited animals by telling the world how dangerous they were and then treating them disrespectfully.

"I find the whole Steve Irwin phenomenon (embarrassing) -- and I'm not the only person who did," Greer said.

But when pushed, she was unable to name anyone who had publicly agreed with her.

She rejected claims her sentiments were "un-Australian".

"I don't care what I'm being called," Greer said.

"I just hope I'm out of touch with what idiots are thinking."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: feminazibitch; germainegreer; sillyoldbitch; steveirwin
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This dried-out, prune-like, silly old b*tch is a disgrace.

She seeks self-glorification on the back of the death of a truly great Australian.

When she goes, I doubt anyone will notice.

1 posted on 09/06/2006 4:02:00 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
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To: Aussie Dasher

Greer has embarassed herself! What a putz.


2 posted on 09/06/2006 4:03:43 PM PDT by Finny (God continue to Bless President G.W. Bush with wisdom, popularity, safety and success.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
"I just hope I'm out of touch with what idiots are thinking."

Horrendous wench loses again.
3 posted on 09/06/2006 4:04:36 PM PDT by kinoxi
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To: Aussie Dasher

Well all I have to say to Greer is "At least I know who Irwin was."


4 posted on 09/06/2006 4:04:47 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Germaine who?


5 posted on 09/06/2006 4:04:49 PM PDT by Scothia ( When something important is going on, silence is a lie.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Crikey!


7 posted on 09/06/2006 4:05:56 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: Aussie Dasher

Two words, penis envy ...


8 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:13 PM PDT by John Lenin
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To: Aussie Dasher
"It wouldn't be jealousy on the part of Ms Greer would it? As far as I am aware, people actually liked Steve Irwin."
9 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:16 PM PDT by verum ago (Proper foreign policy makes loud noises.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Not her again! I had never even heard of her before she decided to starting trashing Irwin after his death. It's a bit sick to be getting your 15 minutes of fame off of someone's death.


10 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:29 PM PDT by Ex-Dem
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To: Aussie Dasher

You have to be somewhat deranged to try to gain publicity from someone's death.


11 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:30 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Aussie Dasher
Who is Greer? I have never even heard of this person until she latched herself on to Steve Irwin's death.
12 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:36 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Never heard of her.


13 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:40 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: Aussie Dasher

This has been an ongoing topic in the last couple of days, but I still think it's significant. It demonstrates how cut off psycho-feminists like Germaine Greer are from the real lives of any women, anywhere.

Of all people, Steve Erwin was the last one you'd think of in terms of traditional sex roles. His wife was wrestling crocodiles with him on their honeymoon, and she'd been a wildlife rehabilitator before their marriage. The only thing she did that he didn't do was have babies, and he helped with that as much as he could :-).

Some people just hate EVERYTHING, and we ought to ignore them, after making a note of how tiresome they are.


14 posted on 09/06/2006 4:06:50 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Mother of a horde: it's not just an adventure - it's a job!)
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To: Aussie Dasher

What a terrible attention seeking hag. Even if you have bad thoughts like that about a dead person you don't say them out of respect to that person's family. Her parents obviously didn't do much of a job with her.


15 posted on 09/06/2006 4:07:10 PM PDT by SmoothTalker
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To: verum ago

Greer hates men, especially manly men!!


16 posted on 09/06/2006 4:07:32 PM PDT by brigada
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To: Aussie Dasher

Well. Quite charming, isn't she?

Sounds like she has had Roos in the upper paddock for some time now.


17 posted on 09/06/2006 4:08:22 PM PDT by bill1952 ("All that we do is done with an eye towards something else.")
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To: Aussie Dasher

And here is the state of poisonous radical feminism. An old, dried-up hag sits alone in a room, insane with bitterness and sexual frustration, lashing-out at the successful and the beloved. What wonderful justice!


18 posted on 09/06/2006 4:08:37 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: Aussie Dasher
She's jealous because the closest thing to a state funeral that *she'll* get is the Manly Beach Surf Club pushing her off of the Sydney Harbour Bridge!
19 posted on 09/06/2006 4:08:51 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("An empty limousine pulled up and Hillary Clinton got out")
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To: Aussie Dasher
truly great Australian.

And he seemed to be a heck of a nice guy. She seems like a rancid old sow.

20 posted on 09/06/2006 4:09:03 PM PDT by chesty_puller (USMC 70-73 3MAF VN 70-71)
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To: Aussie Dasher
The mean-faced, clip-haired, dried-out homosexual communist hags are sure coming out full force on this story. Looks like the bull dykes see a man with Irwin's level of testosterone as so much unwanted competition, even in death.
21 posted on 09/06/2006 4:09:25 PM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Democrats. French, but more cowardly.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
But when pushed, she was unable to name anyone who had publicly agreed with her.

yeah...figures. Sounds like someone is jealous.
22 posted on 09/06/2006 4:10:55 PM PDT by Lucky9teen ( If you can't, you must. If you must, you can.)
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To: popdonnelly
"You have to be somewhat deranged to try to gain publicity from someone's death."

No doubt, of course I have heard the same thing said of people who taunt large repriles for kicks.

No matter what it is a sad story from all sides.

23 posted on 09/06/2006 4:12:05 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg ("`Eddies,' said Ford, `in the space-time continuum.' `Ah,' nodded Arthur, `is he? Is he?'")
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To: Aussie Dasher

"Women's liberation, if it abolishes the patriarchal family, will abolish a necessary substructure of the authoritarian state, and once that withers away Marx will have come true willy-nilly, so let's get on with it."


Germaine Greer Quotes:

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/g/germaine_greer.html


24 posted on 09/06/2006 4:12:12 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (ENEMY + MEDIA = ENEMEDIA)
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To: Aussie Dasher
She rejected claims her sentiments were "un-Australian".

Her sentiments are un-American, also!! And down-right rude! My daughter is a sophomore pre-Med student and in her first class on Monday, her profesor began by saying that "today is a sad day for zoologists everywhere."
25 posted on 09/06/2006 4:12:13 PM PDT by true_blue_texican
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To: chesty_puller
Simply gorgeous


26 posted on 09/06/2006 4:13:11 PM PDT by Semus Dynnen
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To: Aussie Dasher
When she goes, I doubt anyone will notice.

The coffin bearers will notice how much she weighs...

;)

27 posted on 09/06/2006 4:13:13 PM PDT by Irish_Thatcherite (A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!|What if I lecture Americans about America?)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Nimium boni est in morte cum nihil sit mali.


28 posted on 09/06/2006 4:13:31 PM PDT by donmeaker (If the sky don't say "Surrender Dorothy!" then my ex wife is out of town.)
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To: pabianice; Aussie Dasher

The wannabe she-male Germaine Greer is merely displaying her raging penis envy, hatred of successful (especially masculine) men, and total lack of class and decency for all the world to see. She just cannot bear it that this man is so beloved, especially when she knows here funeral procession will be made up of a few other dried up hags who never loved or had anyone love them, ever.


29 posted on 09/06/2006 4:14:04 PM PDT by Enchante (There are 3 kinds of lies: Lies, Damned Lies, and Mainstream Journalism)
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To: Tax-chick

Feminazis don't want equality - they want to reverse roles from Patriarchy to Matriarchy.


30 posted on 09/06/2006 4:15:09 PM PDT by Irish_Thatcherite (A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!|What if I lecture Americans about America?)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Crikey! I'm a dried up prune.

31 posted on 09/06/2006 4:15:36 PM PDT by Popman ("What I was doing wasn't living, it was dying. I really think God had better plans for me.")
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To: Aussie Dasher

Greer was one of the old-line, celebrity glam-feminists of the 60's/70's who badmouthed men even as she did her best to boink half the western world and look fabulous while doing it. When she was pushing forty she felt her biological clock ticking and tried to have kids. She went off the rails when she found out that years of untreated chlamydia had left her sterile.

Unlike her contemporary, Gloria Steinem she could not find an eccentric millionare to marry her at age sixty. Every now and then she tries to say something outrageous to get attention.

So of course she would despise a man's man like Steve Irwin.


33 posted on 09/06/2006 4:15:57 PM PDT by sinanju
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I wonder if her father is dead.

If so, someone should ridicule him for the way he died.

She wouldn't appreciate it, and that is the point with her hate filled diatribes over the past couple of days.

Mr. Irwin is dead. What she says does not hurt him. It hurts his family.

She is a bitch who is doing nothing more than grabbing a moment in the limelight for herself by preying on a tragedy.

May she reap what she sows.

34 posted on 09/06/2006 4:15:57 PM PDT by teenyelliott (Soylent green should be made outta liberals...)
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To: Aussie Dasher
This woman is a callous B17@4. When Reagan died even the Dems had the decency (with a few exceptions) to shut their mouths until after the funeral.
35 posted on 09/06/2006 4:16:39 PM PDT by Calvin Coollidge (The last really great president.)
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To: Aussie Dasher

Stupid, just plain stupid.


36 posted on 09/06/2006 4:17:11 PM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation.)
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To: John Lenin
Two words, penis envy ...

By Jove! Er, I mean, Crikey! I think you've got it!

37 posted on 09/06/2006 4:17:26 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Freedom isn't free, but the men and women of the military will pay most of your share)
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To: Aussie Dasher
I've heard of riding coat tails to get fame, but have never heard of standing on someone's coffin.

WOULD SOMEONE PLEASE GET HER SOME MORE BATTERIES, SHE IS OBVIOUSLY OUT!!!!!!!
38 posted on 09/06/2006 4:17:45 PM PDT by WV Mountain Mama (Great run Andre, tennis will miss you!! RIP Steve, prayers for Terri, Bindi and Bob.)
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To: SmoothTalker
Parents? I think she was hatched. Pity though her mother didn't eat her.
39 posted on 09/06/2006 4:18:53 PM PDT by WV Mountain Mama (Great run Andre, tennis will miss you!! RIP Steve, prayers for Terri, Bindi and Bob.)
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

They're nuts. Some people are just nuts, and there's no point in devoting rationality to their arguments, because they're just ugly, messed-up people who are NUTS.

We should pray for them.


40 posted on 09/06/2006 4:19:11 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Mother of a horde: it's not just an adventure - it's a job!)
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To: Fred Nerks
"The misery of the middle-aged woman is a gray and hopeless thing, born of having nothing to live for, of disappointment and resentment at having been gypped by consumer society, and surviving merely to be the butt of its unthinking scorn."Germaine Greer

Also from your link above - she must be describing her own pitiful life....
41 posted on 09/06/2006 4:19:20 PM PDT by Enchante (There are 3 kinds of lies: Lies, Damned Lies, and Mainstream Journalism)
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To: alexeijin
what the bloody hell do you find gorgeous with that spike-lesbo hairdo?

LOL!!!

It was a joke dude.

42 posted on 09/06/2006 4:19:25 PM PDT by Semus Dynnen
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To: Popman

Germaine Greer is one nasty old crocodile Steve Irwin had no desire to "catch".


43 posted on 09/06/2006 4:20:40 PM PDT by laconic
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To: Aussie Dasher
Mad cow disease alert! ;-)

(smacks own hand) Bad Pyro! Bad Pyro!

44 posted on 09/06/2006 4:21:11 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Love is the fusion of two souls in one in order to bring about mutual perfection." -S. Terese Andes)
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We should pray for them.

I'm not very religious.... Germaine will be in Purgatory a bit longer because of me! :P

45 posted on 09/06/2006 4:21:44 PM PDT by Irish_Thatcherite (A vote for Bertie Ahern is a vote for Gerry Adams!|What if I lecture Americans about America?)
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To: fhayek

CRIKEY!

46 posted on 09/06/2006 4:22:24 PM PDT by Enterprise (Let's not enforce laws that are already on the books, let's just write new laws we won't enforce.)
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To: Aussie Dasher
When she goes, I doubt anyone will notice.

When she passess, it will be followed by a "flush".

47 posted on 09/06/2006 4:22:58 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Aussie Dasher

He he - you should see the reaction at her Wikipedia entry - click on history:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Germaine_Greer


48 posted on 09/06/2006 4:24:44 PM PDT by TrebleRebel
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To: Irish_Thatcherite

Oh, well. It's the thought that counts, one way or another :-).


49 posted on 09/06/2006 4:25:09 PM PDT by Tax-chick (Mother of a horde: it's not just an adventure - it's a job!)
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To: Aussie Dasher
Well, I don't think I'd go quite so far as this Greer person, but at the same rate, I could hardly say Irwin's death was anything less than fully expected.

Owl_Eagle

If what I just wrote made you sad or angry,
it was probably just a joke.

50 posted on 09/06/2006 4:26:30 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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