A crowdfunding campaign has paid a A$500 fine for an activist who made a slur at the Australian Prime Minister.

Danny Lim, a regular protester with a sandwich board in the inner city, wore a sign that read: “Peace Smile, People can Change, Tony You Can’t.” But, the “a” was upside down, turning the final word into an expletive.

A police officer spotted the sign on Monday and slapped a fine on the happy campaigner

“It was the offensive nature of the placard that caused us to take action,” Rose Bay Inspector Tracy Trevallion told the Daily Telegraph. “He was also ordered to move on from the area … he can return at another time but not with offensive banners.” Read more…

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