Australia is in a state of disbelief after Tony Abbott, the prime minister, was filmed eating a whole raw onion as if it were a fresh apple when visiting a farm in Tasmania.
Abbott was visiting Charlton Farm Produce near Devonport, Tasmania, when he picked up the onion and ate it, skin-on, merely commenting that it was delicious and not shedding a single tear, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
Here is a video of the event:
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