An interesting social experiment is playing out on Facebook right now, in the form of a Facebook page which has sprung up called ‘Chuck Another Flag On The Barbie’.
It’s actually an event – planned for ‘Victory Park’ in Castlemaine, Victoria on January 26.
The page has been swamped with comments, in particular from outraged Australians who, on most other days, think Aboriginal people should just ‘get over it’.
Interestingly, they seem to be having a hard time ‘getting over’ the creation of a fake event promoting the burning of a piece of cloth.
If you’re prepared to wade into the mire, there’s some surprisingly funny posts. This one is perhaps our favourite.
And this one…
Inevitably, a counter page has cropped up entitled, ‘Chuck Another Leftie On The Barbie’. With 90 followers and bugger all comments, it’s not doing quite as well.
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And the patriots are fighting back as well – this post cropped up recently. Sadly, it’s only received three ‘likes’ so far.
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