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Abbott's 'bottom' line

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 - 00:51

Aug.13 - Australian opposition leader's 'suppository' gaffe gets giggles. Paul Chapman reports

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Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott's getting plenty of media attention but not for reasons he'd intended. His 'suppository of all wisdom' reference during a campaign speech has gone viral. (SOUNDBITE)(English) TONY ABBOTT, LIBERAL NATIONAL COALITION LEADER SAYING: "No-one, however smart, however well-educated, however experienced is the suppository of all wisdom. And I believe that we will be a much better government because we have a very strong team." On Tuesday his comparison of Liberal candidate Fiona Scott with her predecessor for the seat raised eyebrows. (SOUNDBITE)(English) TONY ABBOTT, LIBERAL NATIONAL COALITION LEADER SAYING: "They're young, they're feisty. I think I could probably say they have a bit of sex appeal, and they're just very very connected with the local area." Abbott was once accused of misogyny by former prime minister Julia Gillard

Abbott's 'bottom' line

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 - 00:51

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