08/17/2010 06:03 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Australian Sex Party Trumpets Drugs, Dysfunction And Liberal Values

SYDNEY, Australia -- They see themselves variously as "filling a gap" in Australian politics and "sticking it up" those American-style neo-cons of Australian society.

And while sober discussion of immigration, workers' rights and economic policy has thus far trumped talk of pornography and pole dancing, the misfits of the Australian Sex Party (ASP) are campaigning voraciously across the country in the lead-up to the Aug. 21 general elections.

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