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This Political Class Photo Is Straight Out Of "House Of Cards"

Bad boy up the back.

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The House of Representatives gathered for its traditional class photo on Tuesday and it really was a stunning shot.

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Australia's oldest politician Philip Ruddock photobombed the prime minister because he's retiring and clearly DGAF anymore.

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But who's that up the back looking creepy?

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Lukas Coch / AAPIMAGE


Lukas Coch / AAPIMAGE

That's Tony Abbott doing his best House of Cards-Frank Underwood style, breaking of the fourth wall.

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Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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