Australia’s Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has been left red-faced after he referred to a journalist as a ‘witch’ – then accidentally sent the missive to the journalist herself.
On Sunday night the minister confirmed he apologised to the journalist after he sent the message – reportedly intended for his embattled colleague Jamie Briggs who stepped down after acting inappropriately towards a colleague while on an overseas trip.
In a newspaper column journalist Samantha Maiden branded Briggs’ behaviour while travelling ‘dumb as all get out’.
Dutton responded to the column on Sunday morning by reportedly texting Briggs to call its author a ‘mad f***ing witch’.
But he sent the message straight to Maiden.
(ed:..that it is that prick of an immigration minister just makes it all the sweeter/funnier..eh..?..)