Hello Humans: Turnbull kills the culture coz he can’t flip the bill

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He would have known going in amending the Racial Discrimination Act would get him nowhere, but he did it anyway.

President Trumble spent what feels like week #1010 in Parliament paying lip-service to the ideological minority in the backbench. Amending section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act was actually strengthening Australia’s free speech, he claimed, while simultaneously protecting Muslims, the Indigenous, LGBTIQ, women, other vaguely ethnic people and any of those other bullies out for equality and freedom from harassment by the likes of the career politicians enacting the reforms in the first place.