January 7th – The so-called “political and military dialogue” between the United States and Taiwan at the local time of the U.S. Congress.
The Ministry of Defense responded fierce clashes broke out on the 6th. Foreign media found that an Australian flag unexpectedly appeared in a chaotic sea of American flags.
However, this scene has caused Australian netizens to fall into reflection. What the hell is going on?
The Daily Mail reported on the 7th that a protester waving the Australian flag could be seen in a U.S. flag at the scene of the riots in the U.S. Congress. This scene soon triggered a heated discussion on social platforms.
Australian netizens denounced Trump supporters for this behavior at violent rallies.
According to the comments collected by Australian netizens collected by the Daily Mail, many people’s first reaction was to express anger and doubt: “I feel ashamed.” Very disgusting” “Isn’t it really a P-graph?”
There are also some netizens sighing: “Why do people think this scene is inappropriate?” I am not surprised that someone has used the Australian flag as a symbol of far-right and white supremacy.”
Why do Australian netizens sigh like this?
Some netizens pointed out, “When the Australian flag appeared there as a ‘right wing symbol’, you know that this country is terrible. It’s time to stop looking up to the United States.
Morrison is outraged to not choose tough language in the face of this ‘fascism’.”
Some netizens are also worried about the rise of “white supremacy”.
“For Australians, this should be a huge wake-up call.”
“Why did the violent extreme right waving the Australian flag in front of the U.S. Capitol?” Senator Mehreen Faruqi of the Green Party of New South Wales also posted why, “The phenomenon of ‘white supremacy’ and misinformation in the United States is rampant in Australia, and even now some of our politicians and media are promoting it.”
An article published on the Australian Gizmodo website on the 7th also resonated with Australian netizens.
The article believes that in the current situation in the United States, the Australian media and political circles actually also play the role of “collusion”.
Some Australian media repeatedly lied and constantly promoted unsubstantiated allegations that voter fraud was widespread in the United States.
Nevin also referred to Sky News Australia, saying that it is the largest supporter of the misinformation of the U.S. election in Australia.