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Australian Prime Minister Destroys Opposition Leader For Hypocrisy, Misogyny

Julia Gillard spends 15 awesome minutes of Parliament accusing a lawmaker of sexism.

Tony Abbott, Leader of the Opposition in the Australian House of Representatives, tried to remove Speaker Peter Slipper after it was discovered Slipper had been sending inappropriate sexual text messages.

But when Abbott accused Slipper of misogyny, Prime Minister Julia Gillard took the opportunity to bring up Abbott’s history of sexism and political double standards.

See her full speech here:

Speaker Slipper did end up resigning his position.

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Jessica Testa is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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