The rebuke had sharp moral clarity but not the kind of personal attack that allows the One Nation leader to claim the victim status she craves

Again we face our own version of the Trumpian dilemma – call out Pauline Hanson’s Senate stunt and risk fuelling her anti-establishment narrative; fail to call it out and tacitly legitimise her anti-Islamic views.

Where and how to draw that line has been vigorously contested around all the bends of Hanson’s meandering political career.

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