Mainstream media reports suggest the fandom is genuine.
So, like, likable: Tony Abbott's Facebook popularity soars thanks to Narendra Modi indicates that Indian PM Narendra Modi has a lot of facebook fans, and getting mentioned by him may have slashdotted Abbott:
But a spokeswoman for Mr Abbott said the increased traffic was genuine
and that no "likes" ...
1998: Tony Abbott, at round table that included Michael Costa, then a
minister from New South Wales.
Tony Abbott: “If it’s true, Stavros, that men have more power,
generally speaking, than women, is that a bad thing?”
Costa: “Clearly it’s a bad thing.”
Abbott: “Why is that, Michael?”
Costa: “I want my daughter to have as much ...