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This Popular Bill Shorten Meme Just Happened Again IRL

"I believe... (checks notes)."

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It's regularly posted on social media by critics of the former union powerbroker who argue it's comical proof he doesn't stand for anything.

Well the Shorten meme has happened IRL again... at the worst possible time.

Shorten told the conference a Labor government would tow back asylum seeker boats in a move that has split the party on ideological lines.

You can watch Shorten's momentous boats speech... (checks notes)... here.

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Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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