Kanck’s Party Boss Quits
Posted by Childress on July 15, 2006
Fallout continues from Aussie politician Sandra Kanck’s endorsement of Ecstasy. From The Advertiser:
Democrats president Richard Pascoe has resigned over Sandra Kanck’s comments on the designer drug ecstasy.
At an extraodinary party meeting last night, the state and national president told the executive council and members he had made the decision to resign on Thursday during a phone call with Australian Democrats Leader Lynn Allison.
”I realised that we were at opposing ends in our assessment of this situation so I resigned to her then and there and informed her that I would officially announce the decision to the council and members that elected me as I have done tonight,” Mr Pascoe told the meeting.
The struggling party’s latest woes began in May when Ms Kanck told State Parliament that ecstasy, linked to more than 110 deaths in three years, ”is not a dangerous drug”.
Good for him. Get far, far away from Sandra Kanck. She’s loopy.