Abbott must apologise for D-Day political play
The Prime Minister should apologise for using D-Day to push his carbon tax bandwagon, says Australian Greens spokesperson for Veterans Affairs Senator Penny Wright.
"Prime Minister Abbott should be ashamed of himself for using D-Day," Senator Wright said.
"Those who fought for our country at D-Day, and every other conflict since, came from every corner of society. Their service should not be co-opted to push the Prime Minister's political bandwagons.
"War service should not be commercialised and it should not be politicised.
"The Australian Greens' message to the Prime Minister is clear - leave veterans out of your anti-environment agenda."