Australia's Gary the Goat up for PM's job

A CELEBRITY Australian goat has been put forward as David Cameron's replacement.

Gary the Goat is bidding for PM's job. Picture: Facebook
Gary the Goat is bidding for PM's job. Picture: Facebook

Gary the Goat is an internet sensation - with over 1.5m Facebook friends.

He rocketed to fame after comedian Jimbo Bazoobi bought him for a pack of beer in 2011 and began touring Australia with him in tow.

Jimbo creates hilarious videos of his goat and his unique Aussie sense of humour - including scenes of the pair jetskiing, stranded in the outback and visiting a brothel - which have racked up as many as 1.8m views each.

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But now his owner has put the five year old goat forward as the possible successor to David Cameron when he steps down in October.

In a message to his 1.7m Facebook followers Gary posted the message “Congratulations Britain!” - with an image of Gary wearing a sign reading: “Gary for PM - vote goat”.

The message has since been “liked” over 5,000 times - and has sparked a huge reaction among social media users at home and abroad.

Jon Taylor commented: “I hated him for his entire time in charge, but I’m gonna miss David Cameron when we’re stuck with Boris Johnson. Please bring Gary.”

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Chris Watson - from Durham - added: “Bring the goat over, it has a good chance of winning an election.”

Brian Thiesz weighed in, saying: “He won’t do any worse than the two idiots that are running for PM.”

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