The gig is up for parliamentary troublemakers.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has responded to allegations of impropriety against New South Wales Federal MP Craig Thomson by replacing him in parliament with American actor, Ashton Kutcher.
“I’m not saying that Craig’s case is like that of Charlie Sheen,” said Ms Gillard.
“But if Two and a Half Men has taught us anything, it’s that when someone you love and respect gets out of control, you need to stand him down and get Ashton Kutcher to fill in for a while.”
Ms Gillard has asked that the Coalition respect parliamentary etiquette and provide a “double” for Kutcher to cover instances when he is absent from the House due to acting commitments.
To that end, Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott has agreed to stand down Malcolm Turnbull and replace him with Australia’s leading screen actor and star of Red Dog, Koko.
Said Mr Abbott, “Unlike Malcolm, Koko is a real mongrel and therefore a great asset for the Coalition.”
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