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Burqas and waffle

26 August 2017

9:00 AM

26 August 2017

9:00 AM

Whatever else may be said about her, Pauline Hanson’s action in wearing a burqa into the Senate, despite the sobbing hysteria of Attorney-General George Brandis, was a right and brave action, calling attention to something which should have no place in Australian life. Brandis seems to argue that as a result of Senator Hanson’s action, otherwise peaceful Muslims will go out and become terrorists, which is not very flattering to the local Muslim community or their ability to accept Australian values.

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