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Ever wondered what sort of federal treasurer Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke would make? No, us neither, but somehow he seems right at home in our fantasy cabinet …
We can justify it, too: don’t tell me Howard wouldn’t be a terrific sports minister; Keating would knock ’em dead overseas again; Milne in the Defence Department would be hilarious; if Malcolm can manage communications policy then Lucy could probably do it better. And on better halves, we’ve always liked Therese more — Rein wins fantasy PM hands-down.
And that’s not all you can do at News.com.au today. Celebrate the royal baby bump by giving your fantasy bub the characteristics of your favourite inbred. It’s the lead item on the homepage; you can’t miss it. Those ears never go out of style …
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