Well as far as I know - and I could be wrong - Julie Bishop is the deputy and there isn't any plans to depose her.
So is the opinion behind doors that Joe is a gentle giant?
Sorry - it's obviously an insult, but an illconceived one. Because, Shrek is a gentle giant, gets the beautiful princess to fall in love with him and has loyal friends.
I think if people are looking to insult, they should be more resourceful