A puff piece on today's AFL website.
Imagine the PR firm saying "we need to get on the front foot and get out in front of this story".
What a load of utter BS.
It's amazing how dumb they think people are.
100% Oliver was doing a stack of blow.
Yes Goodwin has the flag and nobody can take that away from him now.
But Bartlett has been 💯 vindicated.
Melbourne have been clearly involved in a full scale cover up and a stitch up job.
I'd also like to know how much they paid a PR firm to spin the absolute BS about Goodwin "saving"...
This trade period once and for all proves that Stephen Silvagni is both unprofessional and a s**t bloke.
Carlton ask for a future 3rd rounder for Dow which is very reasonable. Just get it done. Move on.
Silvagni makes it personal because he wants to feel like he "wins" against Carlton because...
To be fair most western countries now recognise drug issues as a health problem and not a crime.
So overall community, legal and medical attitudes have changed since the Eagles thing which is now two decades ago.
So that partly explains the different approach from journos.
Not just "Vic bias"
This is an agenda item at next week's "over east" monthly meeting where everybody from Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney get together to conspire against WA.
(Pretty sure this is what Perth folk believe happens)
It's clearly drug related in the context of your club talking about his "behaviour" standards merely a week ago... And moving him in to live with Gawn.
Not to mention the long mid season absence..
I mean come on. You're not that naive surely.