The remarkable image … was not the magazine’s idea.
Instead, the concept of a cosy PM knitting a toy kangaroo – while in the company of her cavoodle Reuben – came directly from Ms Gillard’s own staff.
The Prime Minister’s chief press officer John McTernan is credited by the Weekly for coming up with the idea.
“It was a no-brainer,” Mr McTernan told the magazine.
No-brainer, what could I possibly add?