Community expected action

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Published August 13, 2014 - Sean Nicholls, Sydney Morning Herald State Political Editor

But instead of demanding their resignation from Parliament, [the Premier] simply called for the two MPs to "consider their positions".

It was a major miscalculation that betrayed a significant misreading of the level of anger in the community.

Making matters worse, Baird labelled as a "stunt" a motion planned by Greens MP Jamie Parker to expel Cornwell from Parliament and steadfastly refused to consider backing it.

But expelling from Parliament an MP who had admitted to such appalling behaviour was precisely what the community expected.

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