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9 Times Tony Abbott Reminded Us He's Australia's Answer To George Costanza

From the wink to the onion, here are nine times TV's most despicable character and Australia's least popular Prime Minister revealed they were cut from the same cloth.

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1. The Onion

Abbott ate a raw onion while on a tour of the Apple Isle.Costanza ate a raw onion thinking it was an apple.

Abbott ate a raw onion while on a tour of the Apple Isle.



Costanza ate a raw onion thinking it was an apple.

2. The Lying

For Costanza, it's not a lie if you believe it. For Abbott, it's only Gospel if it's written down - though we never did get that in writing...

For Costanza, it's not a lie if you believe it.



For Abbott, it's only Gospel if it's written down - though we never did get that in writing...

3. The Leer

Costanza was poked, Abbott peeked.

Costanza was poked, Abbott peeked.

4. The Nap

Costanza made an art-form of sleeping on the job; Abbott's hit the snooze button climate warnings from the CSIRO, the UN, the Bureau of Meteorology, the Climate Authority, the Climate Council, the US, the UK, Germany, France, China, Switzerland, the G20, the OECD, the World Bank and the IMF.

Costanza made an art-form of sleeping on the job; Abbott's hit the snooze button climate warnings from the CSIRO, the UN, the Bureau of Meteorology, the Climate Authority, the Climate Council, the US, the UK, Germany, France, China, Switzerland, the G20, the OECD, the World Bank and the IMF.

5. The Wink

Both were labelled "obnoxious" for their inappropriate winking, only one was squirted with grapefruit pulp in the eye though...

Both were labelled "obnoxious" for their inappropriate winking, only one was squirted with grapefruit pulp in the eye though...

6. The Squint

Costanza is so short-sighted he mistakes a horse for Cousin Jeffrey.Abbott's so short-sighted he sees coal as the future of humanity.

Costanza is so short-sighted he mistakes a horse for Cousin Jeffrey.



Abbott's so short-sighted he sees coal as the future of humanity.

7. The Conversion

Costanza converted to Latvian Orthodox, all for a woman...and the hats.Abbott converted from carbon tax fan to carbon fan, all for a woman named Gina...and the hi-vis.

Costanza converted to Latvian Orthodox, all for a woman...and the hats.

Abbott converted from carbon tax fan to carbon fan, all for a woman named Gina...and the hi-vis.

8. The Comeback

A line about shrimp sent Costanza all the way to Ohio to try out his 'jerk store' comeback. A speech about misogyny rankled Abbott all the way to the Lodge.

A line about shrimp sent Costanza all the way to Ohio to try out his 'jerk store' comeback.

A speech about misogyny rankled Abbott all the way to the Lodge.

9. The Opposite

Doing the opposite of every instinct he had got Costanza his dream job.Doing the opposite of everything he did in 2014 has enabled Abbott to keep his dream job in 2015.

Doing the opposite of every instinct he had got Costanza his dream job.



Doing the opposite of everything he did in 2014 has enabled Abbott to keep his dream job in 2015.

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