Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Sophie Mirabella becomes national laughing stock after fellow TV panellist collapses at her side... and she does nothing

A female Australian MP came under a barrage of criticism on social networks today after she just sat and stared blankly when a man collapsed beside her on live TV.

When Simon Sheikh slumped forward, banging his head on a desk with a loud thump, Liberal MP Sophie Mirabella sat back in her seat and stared at the unconscious man as crew members rushed to his aid.

Mr Sheikh, representing a community group, and Miss Mirabella were part of a panel of experts on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation network discussing the newly imposed carbon tax. Read More