The Herald Sun ignored bigotry complaint on its crossword

This Letter to the Editor appeared in The Age last week, drawing question over a crossword question featured by the Herald Sun.  It asks a very interesting question about what type of society we live in today that this clue and word combo might be found in a national newspaper.

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The clue for the crossword was “visible punishment for her sin” and the word in the puzzle was “Shiner”.

The writer of the Letter to the Editor, Susan Bush or Emerald makes a point we think is worthy of discussion today.  What do you think?

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As appeared in The Age