Australia's PM bit into an onion in the manner of an apple, skin and all, as if it's a normal thing

Weird bloke, this bloke, isn't he.

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International laughing stock Tony Abbott, prime minister of Australia, has never been one to shy away from controversy.

He named himself minister for women after criticism that his right-wing government didn't have anyone assigned that portfolio in the cabinet; he tried to sell a World Heritage Site in Tasmania to logging companies; he said "shit happens" when talking about an Australian soldier killed in action in Afghanistan; he described virginity as "the greatest gift" a woman can give a man; he defended his government's repeal of Australia's carbon tax as a pro-woman policy, because it meant they'd have more money for "the household budget"; he reintroduced knighthoods, and offered one to Prince Philip, for no logical reason.

But yesterday he went to an onion farm in Tasmania and took a whole bite out of an onion and looked really pleased with himself:

But hey, maybe he felt like celebrating after winning that leadership challenge the other week.

I'm a mole, innit.

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