All The Best Memes And Reactions To Scott Morrison Tackling That Poor Kid

No children were tackled in the making of these memes.

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We’re in the final stretch of the election campaign and — like a bunch of school kids at 2:55pm on a Friday — we’re all getting a little bit restless. So, when Scott Morrison tackled an under 8’s soccer player on Thursday night, the internet had a field day with it.

In case you somehow missed it, Morrison visited the Devonport Strikers on Thursday night, where he joined in a game of under 8’s soccer and engaged in behaviour that was worthy of a red card.

Thankfully, the kid escaped the ordeal unharmed, which means you can laugh at the memes he spawned without feeling guilty for it. You’re welcome.

Basically, this was us:

First, we must admire this work of art.

There’s a hole in my brain and this meme format is the only thing that plugs it.

The Scott Morrison vs under 8’s soccer player meme grew so strong so quickly that it overshadowed this iconic meme of John Howard almost immediately.

At this point, it feels like all of Australia — or at least those who actively engage in the political discourse — is getting a little rowdy and unhinged, but at least we can rest assured that we only have two days left of this madness before we head to the polls.

Sure, there’s a not insignificant chance the election won’t actually be called on Saturday night and we’ll have to wait even longer to find out which old white guy will be running the show, but at least we won’t have to hear the dreaded Hole In Your Budget song ever again. Silver linings people, silver linings.