I would say it's more about damage control than anything, after The Culleton thuggery and the Roberts conspiracy theories on climate change, but never the less Pauline Hanson has dumped her One Nation candidate over homophobic comments being continually made on Facebook.
One Nation Queensland election candidate Shan Ju Lin has been dumped from the party after posting a series of homophobic comments to her Facebook page.This has to be a first for One Nation. But as I said it's pretty likely this was an effort at damage control more than homophobia control. After all Hanson has said in the past she "doesn't like it" referring to gay marriage.
Ms Ju Lin’s removal as the endorsed candidate in the seat of Bundamba was confirmed by the party yesterday, after she called for homosexuality to be treated as an illness, The Courier-Mail reports.
"Shan Ju, you have not heeded the warnings of the executive after your suspension less than 24hrs ago regarding 'gays should be treated as patients', and have continued to post denigrating remarks and stories to your Facebook page,” the statement reportedly read.
“These are not the views shared by Pauline Hanson’s One Nation, nor the views of your fellow candidates and the general public.
“Pauline Hanson has instructed me to inform you, effective immediately, you are no longer the endorsed candidate in the seat of Bundamba for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation.” ninemsn
I wonder how that will go down with her Nazi supporters?
Racism is ok. Homophobia isn't. Righto then. https://t.co/fczY1sm4Ml— Dee Madigan (@deemadigan) January 7, 2017