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13 March 2015

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.

By Media Mole

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.

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