We here at P.TV are not a serious journalistic institution. We are not The New York Times. We are not The Guardian. We are not The Age. Hell, we’re not even The Australian. We know this, you know this. But journalism is all about asking questions, and asking those questions of the people and establishments that hold power. And, right now, we have one question: What’s the go with the horny centaur lady, One Nation candidate Ross Macdonald?

Today, The Cairns Post published a series of screenshots from the public Facebook profile of the candidate for Leichhardt. All of these images give the impression of a man who is both very horny and not super concerned about who knows it. While there are questions to be raised about his behaviour, his attitude to women, and the party’s slapdash approach to vetting candidates, we (once again) have only one question: What’s the go with the horny centaur lady?

For your consideration:

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Posted on Remembrance Day in 2010, the image depicts a non-traditional female centaur, in which the horse half has simply been replaced by an additional pair of legs and (one can assume) a lengthened spine and ribcage. This itself prompts a lot of questions: Are there two sets of sexual organs? Two sets of intestines? Do the internal organs pass through the creature’s middle set of hip bones? How would this thing move with two sets of identical legs, unlike the horse on which it is modelled?

Possibly this very conundrum is what led Macdonald to post the image with the caption “MMMM!!! …. interesting thoughts“. Given his track record and the sexualised nature of the image, the more likely conclusion is, obviously, that he did it for horny reasons.

Any attempt to guess at where he got this image from would be pure speculation on my part. The image was not in the Google Image search results for either “hot centaur lady” or “titty centaur” (although I can tell you that a lot of other things were). The oldest version of this image that I could find through a reverse image search turned it up as the profile picture of someone on a weird Russian website that I could not figure out of the purpose of, albeit a version in which the centaur lady is wearing a jacket:

What’s The Go With The Horny Centaur Lady, One Nation Candidate Ross Macdonald?Pictured: Debatable!

The real question here is: Why post this? Who is this post for?

There are basically five reasons to do a Facebook post. The first is if your phone number has changed. The second is if you need a lift to or from the airport. The third is to keep the people in your life updated on major life events, which has some overlap with the fourth. The fourth is to brag. The fifth (and arguably most important) is to write seven or eight paragraphs of highly emotionally charged text when you have a bad customer service experience.

The horny centaur lady post fits in to none of these.

Did he hope that his friends would also find it horny? Did he wish everyone to know something new about himself, namely that he found horny centaur ladies hot? Did he hope to have a healthy discussion in which he and some friends unpacked what it was about the image they found so compelling?

If the last one was indeed the reason, it sadly fell flat, with the image going uncommented upon from 2010 right up until when it was deleted, presumably today.

Please, tell us, One Nation candidate Ross Macdonald, what’s the go with the horny centaur lady?

Image: Facebook / The Cairns Post