Ban the burqa? Why not the budgie smuggler?

Do you find Tony Abbott's budgie smugglers confronting?
Do you find Tony Abbott's budgie smugglers confronting?

WHAT do you find more confronting - a Muslim woman wearing a burqa or Prime Minister Tony Abbott in his budgie smugglers?

Mr Abbott this week labelled the burqa confronting and although people should be free to wear what they wanted, the rules of secure buildings needed to be obeyed.

"I have said before that I find it a fairly confronting form of attire. Frankly, I wish it was not worn but we are a free country, we are a free society and it is not the business of government to tell people what they should and shouldn't wear," he said.

But many on social media have hit out at Mr Abbott's comments, claiming the budgie smugglers he is often seen wearing are more confronting.

What do you find more confronting?

This poll ended on 06 October 2014.

Current Results

Tony Abbott's budgie smugglers


The burqa


This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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Tony Abbott has called the burqa confronting.
Tony Abbott has called the burqa confronting.
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