While Sarah Palin has thrown her support behind Donald Trump (no surprises there), the Australian public is less keen on the polarising Republican candidate. Even though Australians won’t be voting in the US election, Essential polling shows that 40% of Australians would prefer Democrat Hillary Clinton to win. Interestingly, Clinton’s support is highest among Coalition voters, with 47% preferring to see her in the White House. Some 46% of Labor voters and 39% of Greens voters are keen on Clinton. Donald Trump is preferred by 12% of those polled, sitting just above “someone else” on 8% but well behind those who “don’t know”, which is 32%. Democrat Bernie Sanders polled just 6% overall, but is preferred by 32% of Greens voters — no surprises there either.

Speaking of Palin, this clip from the former US vice-presidential candidate has got us stumped in the Crikey bunker. We’re not sure what on earth she is actually saying. If anyone can translate, we’d love to know:

Palin video

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