If you’re after some better news today, here it is: Pauline Hanson has put her “All Lives Matter” motion to the Senate, and the Senate has absolutely bodied it straight back out the door with an almost unanimous vote against it.
To quickly recap, this morning Hanson declared her intention to table a motion in the Senate that “all lives matter.”
SENATE VOTES – DO ALL LIVES MATTER?
— Pauline Hanson ???????? (@PaulineHansonOz) June 10, 2020
This is the same Parliamentary procedure that saw the Federal Government “accidentally” (so they claim) pass another Hanson motion in 2018 that it was “ok to be white,” effectively giving the Federal Government tick of approval on a white supremacist slogan.
That sure as shit wasn’t repeated today.
A senate division on the matter snuffed the absolute ever-loving shit out of Hanson’s motion, with two votes in favour of it: One from Hanson, and one from fellow One Nation lunatic Malcolm Roberts.
51 Senators – literally everyone else – voted against it.
Ayes – 2 (One Nation senators)
Noes – 51 (everyone else)#auspol
— Jamie Travers (@JamieTravers) June 11, 2020
Incredible stuff. A beautiful sight to behold. You truly, and I cannot stress this enough, love to see it.Image: Getty Images / Michael Masters