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Conservative politician ends up in marriage equality photo and the results are hilarious

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Conservative politician ends up in marriage equality photo and the results are hilarious
Conservative politician Cory Bernardi crashing photo

Australian conservative politician Cory Bernardi once suggested legalizing same-sex marriage could lead to polygamy and bestiality.

For all his anti-marriage equality beliefs, however, he found himself in quite the predicament this week.

On Monday (11 September) night, Western Australia Labor politicians posed for a photo in Parliament House. They donned rainbows and shirts reading ‘It’s Time’ to support marriage equality.

But they had an unexpected addition to their photo: Senator Bernardi.

When he accidentally stumbled upon the photo, someone shouted: ‘It’s not contagious Cory, you can come join us!’

Instead he covered his face and the subsequent photo is hysterical.

In response to the unanticipated viral moment, Bernardi responded: ‘Always been one to run the gauntlet although they kept calling me to come back!’

Unsurprisingly, people on Twitter got a huge kick out of the moment and the memes rolled in.

Meanwhile, I’m just going to continue sitting here like this:


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