Ousted Australian PM Tony Abbott fires parting shot at media

September 15, 2015 4:52 AM

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Ousted Australian PM Tony Abbott fires parting shot at media

(CNN)In his final speech as Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott said it was a tough day, "but when you join the game, you accept the rules."

Those rules, under Australia's parliamentary system, are that when your party decides it longer wants you as leader, you must stand aside for a new leader, bypassing the public vote.

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