ABC – “What’s the Enlightenment?”


imageBREAKING NEWS: Government MP George Christensen appeals to obscure eighteenth century movement known as “the Enlightenment” in supporting his appearance today at a Reclaim Australia rally in Queensland.

The renegade MP, whom opposition leader Bill Shorten had accused of “stirring up trouble,” and others insisted should be banned from appearing at the rally, further appealed to obscure concepts such as “freedom of speech” and “freedom of assembly” during the course of his speech, and resorted to quoting a hitherto unknown French philosopher known as Monsieur Voltaire, in a move that had reporters present from the Guardian and ABC frantically resorting to Wikipedia.

“What’s next?” an anonymous ABC source asked, off the record, “the Magna Carta?”