Liberal MP Andrew Laming claims ADHD reason for ‘obsessive’ online behaviour

Liberal MP Andrew Laming claims ADHD reason for ‘obsessive’ online behaviour

The Guardian

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MP operated more than 30 Facebook pages under guise of community and news groups without disclosure of political links

Liberal MP Andrew Laming claims a recently diagnosed medical condition is the reason for his well-known erratic behaviour, while revealing he has an “online addiction” that saw him post 50,000 comments across more than 30 social media accounts every year.

The Queensland MP, who is being investigated by the Australian Electoral Commission for his online activity, has used an interview with News.com.au to try to explain his behaviour, saying he has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) while on a month’s medical leave.

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