Australians woke on Tuesday to news that has become alarmingly common: It was on.
Home affairs minister Peter Dutton put his hand up to challenge Malcolm Turnbull for the position as Australia’s Big Dog. People were a bit exasperated by the news.
See, Australia has had a few of these in recent years. Honestly, speculation has constantly surrounded the Australian prime minister’s stability ever since Kevin Rudd was rolled in 2010.
Anyway, Turnbull ended up winning the leadership vote, 48 to 35. So nothing much has changed. But still!!!
Will the speculation end? People are...unconvinced, to say the least.
People had thoughts about Dutton’s loss — especially given he reportedly later resigned from his position.
Of course, potato jokes were made.
Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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