Going online this morning brought to my attention some especially unpleasant news. Reports have revealed that the office of Cory Benardi, the conservative Liberal senator, has been trashed and vandalized by student protesters, who promised to stop ‘Australia’s Trump’. The protesters, whom Benardi described as ‘lefty totalitarians’, also intimidated staff, and scrawled slogans all over the walls of the office.
To me, it is of negligible importance as to what these students were protesting about. The fact that there are members of our society who seek to coerce, threaten and damage the property of a democratically elected official, is of of great concern. These events draw parallels with the recent riots in Chicago, and more broadly the degenerative position in which the left has found itself situated in the modern day.