At first glance, Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and his New Zealand counterpart John Key could be seen as two PMs in a pod.
And look, they're both a bit weird.
Tony Abbott got into loads of trouble for winking during an interview with an elderly sex-worker and John Key has had to apologise for pulling the ponytail of a waitress.
But Key will probably come out of the latest controversy relatively unscathed. Can you imagine if Tony Abbott pulled a waitress's hair? There'd be riots in the streets. People would march on Capital Hill. We'd all wear ponytails in support. And there'd definitely be a hashtag.
And yet, Key is enjoying his third term in office, with his National Party amazingly increasing its vote four elections in a row.
Look at Tony Abbott trying to bore into John Key's soul with his eyes, screaming internally "TELL ME YOUR SECRET!"
John Key is so popular that he made his own captain's call to reinstate knights and dames in 2009 AND bestowed the country's highest honour on Prince Philip and everyone was TOTALLY COOL with it.
No one called him out of touch with the electorate, no one tried to oust him as leader, no one even changed their Twitter name to Lord or Dame. They all just said "k cool bro" and went on with their lives as if nothing had happened!!!!
It was such a non-issue that Australia's outrage at Tony Abbott's decision was completely baffling to the NZ media, who wondered if all Australians were "rabid republicans".
So what lessons can Phony Tony learn from Teflon John?
1. Have a "rock star economy"
2. Get stuff done
3. Embrace your inner (and outer) dork
4. Embrace Your Inner Dork Part II (The Dorkening)
5. Just chillax
Yet when Tony tries to pull off the nonchalant thing, well, shit happens.
6. Give good duckface
7. Don't go too hard in opposition
A good politician knows how to transition from a political attack dog in opposition into a real human leading the country. Kinda like being a reverse werewolf.
"There is a part of politics which is really quite ugly," John Key said back in 2008 when he was opposition leader.
"And when you're leader of the opposition you're kind of paid to be a doom-and-gloom merchant".
But many political commentators believe Tony Abbott, one of Australia's most ruthless opposition leaders, has been unable to transform into a prime minister that people can relate to.
"John Key comes across as more personable than Abbott," politics lecturer at Sydney University, Dr Peter Chen, told BuzzFeed News.
"He's affable and genial, very much in the [NSW premier] Mike Baird kind of way."