Radio host calls out Thaler, ‘pest and a parasite’
NIMMITABEL man and would-be politician, Andrew Thaler, has been referred to as out by 2GB radio presenter Ben Fordham over Thaler’s claims he was a “spokesman” for the household of the aged lady allegedly tasered by police in Cooma final week.
Following the occasion during which a now charged police officer is alleged to have used a Taser on 95-year-old Clare Nowland, a resident of the Yallambee Lodge aged-care facility, Thaler made quite a few posts and reside streams on social media.
He acknowledged he was a “spokesman” on the idea he was acquainted with some relations.
Varied media shops together with “The Guardian” and the “Each day Mail” interviewed and quoted Thaler of their reporting of the incident.
Fordham’s expose on Thursday morning got here after an altercation between Thaler and members of Mrs Nowland’s household on the Cooma Hospital on the evening she died.
In describing him as “a long-time failed political candidate” and “a rotten character”, Fordham acknowledged that “this lunatic doesn’t characterize the Nowland household – he’s a pest… and a parasite.”
Within the livestream of the “extremely distressing” incident, Thaler is heard to reply: “I’m not a no one, I’m giving the world the information.”
The scrap steel and photo voltaic farm proprietor has a historical past of court docket appearances on quite a lot of costs together with intimidation, and has run unsuccessfully for political workplace in any respect ranges of presidency over a variety of years, most lately, for Monaro within the NSW election.
Canberra radio presenter Stephen Cenatiempo had beforehand warned Thaler to not name into 2CC after Thaler posted derogatory and sexist remarks about then Minister for Ladies, Regional Well being and Psychological Well being Bronnie Taylor after which member for Monaro Nichole Total.
Mrs Taylor, now Shadow Minister for Regional Well being and likewise a Nimmitabel resident, was interviewed on 2GB on persevering with neighborhood issues over Thaler’s behaviour.
“He has been completely offensive to myself over a variety of years, to Nichole Total who was the previous member for Monaro. He’s a bully who’s been banned from issues like Council conferences.”
“I can’t say on air the issues that he has referred to as me and my household and the language that he has used,” stated Mrs Taylor.
“That is atrocious behaviour and once I noticed him talked about as a spokesperson, I rang the journalists on the completely different mastheads and I stated have you ever checked this with the household? It’s worthwhile to verify your sources.”
“What the household wished was privateness and respect. And there he was within the automobile park and he’s had all this publicity. It’s mistaken and we should name it out. And we mustn’t permit individuals like him to misrepresent themselves like this.”
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Ian Meikle, editor