The Joke’s On You Tony

The Joke’s On You Tony

Tony ‘Rabbit’ Abbott To Support South Sydney Rabbitohs

Victor P Taffa

Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Member for the Melbourne based Western Suburbs’ seat of Lalor recently described Opposition Leader Tony Abbott as Tony Rabbit. The jovial exchange came during a Parliamentary debate held recently. This new nickname opens up all manner of conundrums for Mr. Abbott.

Tony Abbott MP or the Mad Monk as many have called him should reflect on being called Tony Rabbit.

Tony Abbott MP is a supporter of the Manly Sea-Eagles Rugby League Team while Prime Minister Gillard supports the Western Bulldogs AFL Team.

Tony Abbott would if the Tony Rabbit name were to apply have to switch allegiances and support the South Sydney Rabbitohs Rugby League Team. South Sydney is the Team supported by Former New South Wales Labor Premier Kristina Keneally.


As an extension to Mr. Abbott supporting South Sydney Rabbitohs one wonders if he would have to relocate and live in Redfern. After moving to Redfern Mr. Abbott may have to also start commuting by Train.

Mr. Abbott currently represents the Warringah Electorate on Sydney’s Northern Beaches where many Manly residents support a Railway to the Northern Beaches.

The mirth of a nickname knows no end for many Politicians.

As Graham Kennedy used to say Joke Joyce.

Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott

Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott