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“The department has already moved very quickly to tidy this situation up. Full praise to the department and the officers who have identified these people, who are completely without legitimate cause to be here, don’t meet our character tests and in this instance the visa has been cancelled.”
‘Course that statement ignores both the fact that Allen was allowed into the country in the first place, the Change.org petition that attracted nearly 67,00 signatures calling for Allen’s visa to be torn up, the ShutDownRSD movement that worked tirelessly on social media over the past few days, the echo chamber of voices from other political parties such as the Greens, the previous history RSD has with Australia, and the general public backlash to the whole sordid incident.
Pick up artists and garbage men should switch names.
— Ceej (@ceejoyner) May 29, 2013