Overnight, Prime Minister Tony Abbott gave the internet the precious gift of the following video, which, in case you missed it, is him eating a raw onion, skin and all, during a visit to a Tasmanian produce farm.
— ABC News (@abcnews) March 13, 2015
“I may have said ‘it’s a shame they weren’t peeled’ and he just started eating it,” he told media.
“It was just spontaneous and there weren’t even any tears.”
In his youth Tony Abbott used to tie an onion to his belt, which was the style at the time…
— Wil Anderson (@Wil_Anderson) March 13, 2015
I like how people are shocked that Abbott ate an onion “with the skin on!”. Like we all walk around eating whole, peeled onions all the time
— Dan Hall (@danieljohnhall) March 13, 2015
Are Abbott’s media allies now writing to defend him against mockery over eating a raw onion also wondering, ‘Have I wasted my life?’ #auspol
— The Daily Rupert (@TheMurdochTimes) March 13, 2015
My brother did this once. In his defence he was eighteen months old and not Prime Minister of Australia.
— Felix Ratbastard (@FelixRatbastard) March 13, 2015
… “Because in your guts, you know he’s nuts.”
— Comrade Badham (@vanbadham) March 13, 2015
— Neil McMahon (@NeilMcMahon) March 13, 2015
This has been another day on the internet.