According to Senator Anning , the ‘final solution’ (that is indeed the term he used) to Australia’s immigration problem is to have a plebiscite on immigration. The words ‘final solution’ sparked a storm of criticism by other politicians given that in Nazi Germany the ‘final solution’ referred to the extermination of the Jewish people.
He further goes on to say that “We as a nation are entitled to insist that those who are allowed to come here predominantly reflect the historic European-Christian composition of Australian society.
Not only does he want a White Australia, but he particularly doesn’t want Muslims it seems (he didn’t specify if the skin colour of Muslims matter though).
Fortunately, many Australian politicians are just as shocked about this speech as I am and her speech Hon. Penny Wong points out “We have built this country, a country that is the most multicultural nation on the face of this earth, not because we have allowed prejudice to persist, not because we have allowed discrimination to exist, not because we have accepted division but because we have stood against it.”
It’s saddening to hear a speech like that by an Australian senator in 2018, a speech that seems full of fear and hatred towards others.
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