Aussie politician speaks about the backlash over his silly anti-Irish comments 7 years ago

Aussie politician speaks about the backlash over his silly anti-Irish comments

Says he's 'copped the whack he's probably deserved'.

Australian political advisor Grahame Morris has made a public apology after his ill-advised anti-Irish rant last week. He has now re-appeared on television to make the apology.

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Speaking to Sky News Australia, Morris said "I got myself into a hell of a pickle on this. To all those with Irish backgrounds, which includes me, incidentally, I'm actually very sorry.

"What I said was tasteless and I copped the whack I probably deserved."

Sky News had been inundated with emails complaining about Morris' rant from last week.

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Morris has previous and had been forced to apologise in another incident after calling a radio host 'a cow'. Lovely fellah it seems.