John Oliver hilariously ridicules Australia’s non-binding same-sex marriage ballot
Comedian John Oliver has laid into Australia’s none legally binding same-sex marriage ballot.
The British comic took aim at the absurd anti-LGBT arguments put forward by the No campaign in the $122m postal survey.
That included a backbench Liberal MP Kevin Andrews, who compared marrying a man to marrying his cycling buddies.
Poking fun at the absurd comparison, Oliver ridiculed: “Yeah, I mean, we do f**k,” he said, affecting a broad Australian accent.
“We finish cycling, we slowly peel our cycling clothes off by the side of the bucolic country road and we fuck, but that’s not marriage, that’s fucking your cycling mates… You cycle, you f**k.
“You cycle, you f**k. It’s not marriage though.”
He also laid into No campaigner Sophie York, who suggested the “marriage” in gay marriage be replaced with another word, like “garriage”.
“That is a stupid word,” Oliver said.
“Except in the very rare case of a marriage between two men and named Gary, in which case, obviously they should be getting ‘garried’.”
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