And the Sydney Sun-Herald had questioned his much-told story about the family's eviction from a farm after his father died.
"Rudd seems convinced of his version of events drawn, no doubt, from family folklore. The problem with his story is that it now sounds too self-serving to be true", Mr Abbott wrote.
This appears to me as a desperate attempt to smear an opposition leader doing well in the polls with anything they can think of. It's looking more and more ridiculous and small-minded by the day. I can't believe it will pay off.