With a string of terrorist attacks in different continents, and the joys of watching U.K. and U.S. indulging in the race to self-destruct, the world could be forgiven for forgetting that Australia is electing its next leader.
And because they think the world is not watching, Australians think they can get away with anything. An unbelievably high number of people in Australia voted for Harambe, the gorilla who was killed by Ohio zoo officials after a child fell into its enclosure.
⚪️ Liberal— we dem boyz (@turbothot) July 2, 2016
Bless him pic.twitter.com/mX8cq4Hyug— ㅤㅤㅤ (@worstbloke) July 2, 2016
For those who missed out on the Twitter outrage, Harambe was shot at in a Cincinnati Zoo when a child fell in its enclosure and Harambe picked up the boy.
Read More About It: Ohio Zoo Kills Gorilla After Toddler Falls Into Enclosure
i did the vote compass thing but just answered "harambe" for every write in question— for a clown to hav (@mattvbrady) June 29, 2016
Is my senate vote still valid if I write in Harambe (the gorilla who died) as a candidate— Rupert H (@rpy) July 2, 2016
Many are convinced that the calamities that have befallen Earth in 2016 are the revenge of Harambe, the god of destruction.
i am going to consider every major event of 2016 a part of harambe's revenge— Max (@goizord) June 24, 2016
But that's not all. Australia's faith in democracy has been so completely and utterly shaken by the Brexit and Trump's Republican nomination that they have resorted to drawing some, um, unsightly symbols on the ballot paper.
not my best work but i didn't have much time pic.twitter.com/fpcGNCO3Dq— A.H. Cayley (@ahcayley) July 2, 2016
It's OK, some of them are drawing butterflies, too.
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