Supporters of embattled Federal Opposition leader, Tony Abbott, have tonight rallied around his orange tan. Former PM’s have been quick to lend their support and John Howard has rebutted the accusation that it’s “the worst in Australian History” by reminding attendees at the State Liberal Party conference in Perth that the issue is ‘”superficial, skin deep” and that the likes of Tonly Bliar, Silvio Berlusconi and French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, are “very effective, honourable statesmen, regardless of their orange hue.”