Have any of your readers noticed the resemblance between Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and that other member of the faithful, Father John Patrick Mulchay, from M*A*S*H? Could they possibly be related?

Playing with my four year old over the weekend I noticed a remarkable similarity between a Lego man and our PM. Could they possibly be related? Is Kevin Rudd plastic, as in the “capable of being shaped or formed” meaning of plastic? His campaign performance certainly suggests so.

Have any of your readers also noticed the remarkable similarity between those two young(ish) men in a hurry, new MP and Parliamentary Secretary Bill Shorten and Russian presidential nominee, Dmitri Medvedev? Are they distant cousins?

Peter Fray

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