Australia has long been perceived as America’s deputy sheriff — ever so eager to follow in the footsteps of their bigger and more powerful brother.
With the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president Wednesday, some Australians were vindicated in their nationalistic views. And so they celebrated. Weirdly.
While shock was written all over the front pages of the country’s newspapers Thursday morning, it was a vastly different story when it came to the nation’s far-right politicians and even some of its university bros.