Change did not occur in Victoria with voters re-electing Dan Andrews’ Labor Government. Open rebellion is occurring in China against the CCP’s Covid Zero policy. Trump and Ye had an interesting dinner at Mar-a-Lago. I bring you the wash-up from a sobering weekend on Tim’s News Explosion.
The votes are still being counted by the Victorian Electoral Commission who at some polling stations ran out of ballots on Election Day. So far the VEC has refused a recount in Dan Andrews’ seat of Mulgrave and to correct the two candidate preference count as Independent Ian Cook finished second, not Liberal Michael Piastrino. 30% of the vote is still yet to be counted in the lower house and 50% of the vote is yet to be counted in the upper house where the biggest surprise is the Legalize Cannabis Party could win up to three seats.
Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp has been slammed for claiming in a TEDx video that Melbourne’s 262-day world record lockdown was good for the city because it has emerged bolder and braver.
The death of ten people in a fire in a locked-down apartment tower in the city of Ürümqi in Xinjiang province has triggered protests in other Chinese against the CCP’s continuing covid zero lockdowns including calls for President Xi Jinping to step down.
Ye released the first video of his 2024 US Presidential campaign which included his account of his dinner with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago where he brought along his advisors Nick Fuentes and Milo Yiannopoulos. Ye’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian posted on Twitter that she was re-evaluating her relationship with Balenciaga following widespread disgust at the fashion brand’s photoshoot that featured young children holding teddy bears dressed in bondage.
Elon Musk’s influence continues to grow with Twitter activity surging since his takeover of the platform. When asked Musk stated he would be back Ron DeSantis if he decided to run for President in 2024.
ABC Victoria Votes Election Tally
VEC Misinformation Register
Melbourne Lord Mayor SLAMMED for saying lockdown was good – XYZ
Mass Protests After Xinjiang Apartment Fire Deaths Result in Chinese Authorities Lifting Some Lockdowns – Epoch Times
Elon Musk backs Ron DeSantis for 2024 presidential run – NY Post