Peter Dutton has never been so popular on social media.
Far from the absolute mess in Canberra, one Peter Dutton in Austin, Texas – way off in the US of A – is copping it on Twitter.
The 30-year-old African American who shares the same name as the former Home Affairs Minister turned wannabe PM has been inundated with messages – both supportive and hateful – on Twitter since the leadership move against Malcolm Turnbull began.
“I wish the people of Australia would look at my profile and realize I’m a 30 yr old black man before sending me tweets and DMs,” PeterDutton5 posted on Thursday morning.
I wish the people of Australia would look at my profile and realize I’m a 30 yr old black man before sending me tweets and DMs. https://t.co/vzTF8JeMlZ
— Peter Dutton (@PeterDutton5) August 23, 2018
Mr Dutton from Austin, Texas, was subsequently inundated with support from Australians.
“You’d get my vote! Just watch your citizenship when you get elected … that’s a whole different drama. #vote1dutton,” one person tweeted.