George Christensen
George Christensen

While we’re about to lose Clive Palmer and his video selfies from Parliament, it looks like fellow Queenslander George Christensen is going to take up the mantle of bizarre social media clips. Christensen released this 10-second analysis of Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech last night:

“Bill Shorten’s budget reply in brief: Poor people — good. Rich people — bad. Workers of the world unite. Go communism!”

The script doesn’t really do it justice; with Christensen, it’s all in the delivery.

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