Excruciating second Josh Frydenberg struggles to open his water bottle is beamed round Australia – incomes him a merciless new nickname
- Second Josh Frydenberg admits defeat at opening water bottle caught on video
- Opposition treasury spokesperson shared the clip to Twitter on Tuesday
- He labelled Mr Frydenberg ‘Butterfingers’ referring to his dealing with of JobKeeper
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been ruthlessly mocked on-line after failing to open a bottle of water throughout Parliament query time.
The 50-year-old former Oxford and Harvard graduate was caught on digicam on the Liberal entrance bench reaching for the drink on Thursday afternoon.
After intently fumbling with the cap for a superb 10 seconds, Mr Frydenberg resigned himself to remaining parched and positioned the bottle again down.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg struggles with the bottles water throughout Parliament query time (pictured)
Colleague and deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce may later be seen lending a serving to hand by expertly opening the bottle after a a lot briefer wrestle.
Labor treasury spokesperson Jim Chalmers tweeted the clip on Tuesday with the hashtag #Butterfingers – a nickname with which the Opposition has beforehand tried to color Mr Frydenberg.
In September, Dr Chalmers issued a scathing assault on the Treasurer’s dealing with of JobKeeper funds.
‘The issue was that the parliament delegated the implementation of this system totally to Treasurer Josh Frydenberg – the butterfingers of Australian politics.’ Dr Chalmers mentioned.
‘It says a lot in regards to the Morrison Authorities that Gucci and Louis Vuitton pocketed JobKeeper funds they didn’t want as a result of their earnings had been going up, whereas working households and small companies in Western Sydney go with out.’
‘He took an excellent concept and badly mangled it.’
He added that former PM Paul Keating as soon as labelled one other MP who represented Mr Frydenberg’s seat of Kooyong in Melbourne ritzy south-east as a ‘soufflé which wouldn’t rise twice.’
However that Mr Frydenberg was extra like ‘whipped cream in a twig can – all noise and poo however shortly melting away when warmth is utilized.’
Mr Frydenberg and his spouse Amie (pictured) throughout a charity run alongside Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra
Commenters on Dr Chalmer’s Twitter put up had been fast to affix within the ribbing.
‘Belief Barnaby to get it open,’ one mentioned.
‘He was by no means in a position to maintain onto a finances surplus both,’ one other mentioned.
‘This tweet is petty and good,’ added a 3rd.