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Just 83,000 people booing Tony Abbott in unison

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Politicians are, for some unbeknownst reason, gluttons for punishment.

Australian prime minister Tony Abbot is no different, taking to the field for the post-match ceremony at the NRL Grand Final between South Sydney Rabbitohs and Canterbury Bulldogs.

To the surprise of no one, Abbott was mercilessly booed by a crowd of 83,833 who earlier had meted out the same treatment to US soft rock band Train.


At least Abbott managed some sort of weird wave/salute gesture, and Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant seemed to enjoy proceedings.
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It would be remiss of us at this point not to post this video of George Osborne getting booed during the 2012 London Paralympics.

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