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Will the new Metro Tony make you vote for him?

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#1 Hayleymumof3

Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:57 PM

THE taming of Tony is now well underway. Today Opposition Leader Tony Abbott visited a motorbike showroom and not once did he throw a leg over one of the gleaming beasts.

This is the man who made the macho pose an implement of political campaigning by driving big trucks for the cameras, competing in gruelling athletic tests, manning fire engines and kitting out with the troops in Afghanistan.

But in the middle of gender sensitivities and claims he can't relate to women, the testosterone has been turned down.

"Don't tempt me mate," said Mr Abbott when asked at Robbo's Harley-Davidson in Canberra whether he had a motorcycle licence. "Might be next on my list mate."

On Saturday Mr Abbott went to Derby Day at Melbourne's Flemington - one of the most popular racing days with women - and walked around with his wife Margie and two daughters.

And to rub in his metrosexual transformation, today Mr Abbott ordered a skinny mocha when offered coffee at the motorbike dealership.


My bold but nothing makes you more " feminine " than drinking a skinny Mocha coffee  rolleyes.gif

#2 Chaos in stereo

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:18 PM

Will the new Metro Tony make you vote for him?

Urgh, no. Never.

#3 Squeekums Da Feral

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:19 PM

Ewww skinny anything, well done Tony you ruined coffee too!

#4 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:19 PM

Thank god I didn't read that on a full stomach. sick.gif

#5 71Cath

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:20 PM

Never in a million years


#6 purplekitty

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:23 PM

You know the answer to that. original.gif

#7 BetteBoop

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:24 PM

QUOTE (Cranky Old Woman @ 05/11/2012, 02:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>


#8 opethmum

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:25 PM

No and friends do not let friends vote for Tony.

#9 whatnamenow

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:30 PM

QUOTE (opethmum @ 05/11/2012, 02:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No and friends do not let friends vote for Tony.

+ 1...

#10 noonehere

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:31 PM

No. He is still a idiot

#11 Madeline's Mum

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:34 PM

QUOTE (opethmum @ 05/11/2012, 03:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No and friends do not let friends vote for Tony.


He disgusts me. I am hoping against hope that the US election tomorrow/Wednesday doesn't predict the future of Australian politics.

#12 opethmum

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

The fact he is grandstanding and promising 3 consecutive surpluses make me wonder which government department are going to face axe attacks and across the board of compulsory redundancies, my guess is health, education, welfare services and environmental agencies (so he can let the big corporate fat cats rape this countryside and sell it for a quick buck).

#13 Guest_- Poppy -_*

Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:48 PM

I will never vote for that man, he gives me the creeps.

#14 *Ker*

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:33 PM

I can't stand the moron. Never. He gives me the complete sh*ts. If he handed me a million bucks, I might. Then I'd run away and throw up. And probably die of the guilt. But that ain't gonna happen.

#15 Feralmummacat

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:40 PM


A leopard doesn't change it's spots

#16 steppy

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:42 PM

No. I can't think of any reason to vote for this person.

#17 JJ

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:47 PM

The fact that he needs to go to these lengths makes him look even more sus and desperate and unsuitable for the job... and even less deserving of anyone's vote (who knew such a thing was possible!?).

Edited by JJ, 05 November 2012 - 03:53 PM.

#18 ComradeBob

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:50 PM

The only way I would ever vote for Tony is if someone assumed my identity at a polling booth and pulled a dastardly deed.

So, no, I wouldn't  grin.gif

#19 (feral)epg

Posted 05 November 2012 - 03:56 PM

I would consider voting for Tony if he
1. finds a better method than the carbon tax for limiting Australias production of greenhouse gasses
2. creates an Australia wide bicycle transport network
3. finds a humane, cost effective, internationally agreeable solution to our treatment of refugees
4. has someone other than Barnaby Joyce as our prospective deputy PM

Oh who am I kidding, I will NEVER vote for TA.  But I seriously don't think we'll get the chance anyway.  Malcolm will be in within 6 months.

#20 Hayleymumof3

Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:15 PM

If he handed me a million bucks, I might.

Ker I would happily take the million dollars tell him I voted for him and then vote my normal way which is putting the Liberal's LAST and I wouldn't feel guilty at all. grin.gif

#21 Propaganda

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:21 PM

A "metro" bigot is still a bigot.

I don't believe he's a metrosexual anyway. Metrosexuals aren't anti-woman.

#22 CupOfCoffee

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:27 PM

QUOTE (epg @ 05/11/2012, 03:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oh who am I kidding, I will NEVER vote for TA.  But I seriously don't think we'll get the chance anyway.  Malcolm will be in within 6 months.

I will go one better, I give Malcolm 6 weeks to be leader of the opposition.

(I can't answer the original question without bias, I would never vote for a conservative party...).

#23 Berndt TÅ‘st

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:47 PM

What's next? Will he take up crochet? Start a Pinterest board featuring his favourite actors and some fab outfits? Join the CWA?

#24 Therese

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:49 PM

There is nothing that would make me vote for him.

#25 His Boy Elroy

Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:54 PM

Hell would need to freeze over before I would.

But I would also never vote for the current PM either....

Both of them SUCK!

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