In light of Bronwyn Bishop resigning from the speakership in disgrace, it's important to dig through the archives for potentially damaging stray thoughts you might have posted to Twitter.
Abbott tweeted the two line statement when former speaker Harry Jenkins shocked everyone and resigned.
Of course Bishop resigning over dodgy expenses won't matter to Abbott's majority. But it's pretty embarrassing and has been RT'd several thousand times today. A timely reminder to never tweet. Not ever. It's bad.
Mark Di Stefano is a political editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Sydney.
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