We became aware that Kevin Rudd had a weight problem when that incident aboard his VIP jet where the stewardess served the wrong meal became public. It was suggested at the time that it was concern about sticking to a new diet that caused the Prime Ministerial anger explosion that reduced the poor woman to tears. Since then there has been a report of late night visits to the Federal Police gymnasium to burn off extra calories.
It might not be as publicly flashy as Tony Abbott’s surfing and bike riding but us tubby ones admire those who keep battling the bulge. What we all hope for, however, is some miraculous cure that will effortlessly strip away the extra kilos. Which is why I feel duty bound to return to that SLEEP conference I referred to in yesterday’s edition of Crikey. There I have come across this paper which might just provide Kevin not only with a solution to not putting on troublesome centimeters but stop him having those temper tantrums as well.