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Australia's Hanson suggests country's worst gun massacre a conspiracy

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By Saeed KHAN

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Shocking that the far-right traffic in loony conspiracy theories ... said no one ever. If ever cancel-culture had an ideal candidate.

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Talk about being your own worst enemy!!

As Forrest Gump famously said:

"Stupid is as stupid does!"

Or in this case, "..... as stupid says!"

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Read between the lines people! They were baited questions with the replies taken out of context by an undercover reporter whose goal was defame her.

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Read between the lines people! They were baited questions with the replies taken out of context by an undercover reporter whose goal was defame her.

Out of curiosity, are you a supporter?

7 ( +11 / -4 )

Shes a nut..

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The amusing thing is that more people will probably vote for the party at the next election, because they will see this as set up.

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She looks like she'd fit into a brown shirt with a swastika armband quite naturally.

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Who benefits?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Best Joke this year!

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Nothing but a racist, shrivelled-up, hysterical old fascist. Canvassing election funds from foreigners ( the NRA) to wind back Australias WORKING gun laws is despicable.

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The National Rifle Association wants to extend their political influences to Australia?

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She looks like she'd fit into a brown shirt with a swastika armband quite naturally.

I wouldn't be surprised to hear that's how she role plays in bed.

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Why is the sad excuse for a human still getting publicity?

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This party is so ultra-right even that moron that got egged the other day had to drop out of it. Won't be a day before this woman is blaming Muslims for what she herself said.

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This party is so ultra-right even that moron that got egged the other day had to drop out of it. 

Tbf, Fraser Anning is way more to the right than ON/Hanson (Apartheid type imo, he's an aussie Terreblanche).

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They're called FAR for a reason! Lol

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Conspiracy theorists really are the lowest of the low. Their belief system is rabid and dangerous and short of deprogramming, nobody can change their minds.

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Conspiracy theorists really are the lowest of the low. 

And thankfully Mueller quashed a whole bunch of them with his report debunking the biggest one of our time.

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And thankfully Mueller quashed a whole bunch of them with his report debunking the biggest one of our time.

Well, if anyone would know the internals of the Mueller report, it would be the Russians!

The rest of us still don't know what's in the report though.

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And thankfully Mueller quashed a whole bunch of them with his report debunking the biggest one of our time.

The investigation in which over 34 people were indicted and has not yet been released to the public.

Keep spinning those classic claims!

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Disillusioned: "full of baited questions and her replies were taken out of context" - we must have watched a different documentary!

 What amazes me is the mentality of her supporters that are happy to contribute their taxes to this woman. Do her supporters REALLY this she has the education and ability to run a country? Do Hanson's supporters really think she can formulate a national economic policy, a foreign affairs policy, or any other policy?

If Ashby and Dickson didn't go to the US for NRA funding, why did they go? For a taxpayer paid holiday?

Furthermore, the procedure is used by the journalist is the same as used law enforcement to catch online paedophiles so what's 'the difference?

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I keep asking myself what's up with these right-wing nutjobs and their conspiracy theories, but I'm still no closer to understanding. I'm guessing they were always nutjob conspiracy theorists and they found a home on the far right. Call it a repository for nutjobs.

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This vacuous dunderhead should just go back to selling fish and chips or whatever it was she was doing before she became a vacuous dunderhead who is able to fill the world with such bile because she's a federal politician.

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If all these people calling her names were to watch the interview, they would see it is full of baited questions and her replies were taken out of context to be sensationalised by the twit that was set her up for the interview.

You appear to want us to believe that you have access to a fuller version of this video, yet you're under the mistaken impression that she was being interviewed, rather than secretly recorded during a dinner (do you pay any attention to these kind of details?). So I wouldn't mind knowing which video you saw. Not the one I did.

The problem is, when she makes a dubious-sounding (but classic conspiracist-type) claim, reaffirms it with "Haven't you heard of that?", and follows up with "Have a look at it", it sounds like she's asking the question and pushing the point, rather than being tricked into saying something she doesn't mean. While Muller doesn't seem to be asking any questions.

Really, you should either man up and get behind what she said; or show, instead of just asserting, that it was distorted and meant something else - which you're not going to be able to do; or acknowledge that she said it and meant it and is wrong, as the facts of this shooting are already beyond dispute.

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