As anyone who has sunk piss at any kind of Australian celebration will know, Khe Sanh is synonymous with arms around shoulders and out of tune notes belted the length of slippery pub floors. In fact, our collective noun as a people is ‘a Khe Sanh of Aussies.’

And so, it is armed with this knowledge that some attendees at ‘Reclaim Australia’ rallies started using certain Cold Chisel tracks as the soundtrack to their misguided anti-Islam gatherings. Michael Best @9News shared this video from last weekend’s batshittery:

For anyone who missed out on the festivities, Pauline Hanson spoke at the Rockhampton hang, purporting to be “against the spread of Islam.” Evidently Jimmy Barnes is not keen to be on the same team as she of the murdered shopping trolley and so, he addressed it on his official page:

It has come to my attention that certain groups of people have been using my voice, my songs as their anthems at…

Posted by Jimmy Barnes – Official on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

To which they have since replied 🙁

We are deeply saddened at the news of Jimmy Barnes asking us not to play his songs at our rallies..Mr Barnes, you have…

Posted by Reclaim Australia Rally – Australia wide on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

And just to give you an idea as to some of the other cute opinions they post (to be fair, a young blonde female managed to string a sentence together and so they were rightly surprised):

Young, blonde but no bimbo!

Posted by Reclaim Australia Rally – Australia wide on Monday, 20 July 2015

‘Reclaim Australia’ “deeply saddened” that Jimmy Barnes Reclaimed His Songs

Title image by Michael Ochs Archives via the 80s via Getty.