Well, what did you expect him to say?
Chief prosecutor calls for harsher sentences
Advocating for harsher sentences is a major part of his job, after all.
Note: I’m not saying Rapke’s claim is “obvious” – frankly, I think it’s quite wrong and, worse, dangerous – but it’s fairly obvious that a professional advocate on the side of locking people up for longer would want us to, well, lock people up for longer.
What’s the next surprising Age news headline? Political Party calls for more people to vote for it?