Those backing Brexit may find themselves in bed with some odd creatures

Fox original by Der Robert March 2013

At a debate on democracy earlier this year columnist and former MP Matthew Parris registered an eclectic complaint about the state of our governance. Manifestos, he said, are too bloody long, and increasingly so. It would be better for politicians to give fewer specifics during elections.

The Brexit Party might well have taken this advice if any of their members were at the Institute of Economic Affairs that night. Since launching in January, Nigel Farage’s latest vehicle aims only to fulfil the referendum mandate to withdraw Britain from the EU, and will only produce a manifesto after the European elections.

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Podcast Ep. 130: Carl Benjamin Backs Extinction of Humanity

Carl Benjamin mortal snowflakes

The announcement (and cancellation) of the UK’s candidates for the impending European elections, the harrumphing of the extinction rebellion, and the defenestration of housing bod-cum-philosopher Roger Scruton are the three topics this week.

Joining us is our fond memory of interviewing friend of the podcast Carl Benjamin. He may not be coming back.

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Podcast Ep. 129: EU Summons Ghosts Of Brexit Future

EU Halloween dog

The government’s plot to stop internet disinformation, the decision by some tech companies to hire thickies who didn’t go to uni, and the scary extension of Brexit until Halloween are the three topics this week.

Joining us is Jimmy’s impressive earning power in light of his non-grad status.

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Podcast Ep. 128: The Curious Case of the Missing Brexit

Where's Brexit

A general lack-of-progress update on the now-extended Brexit, the prospect of European elections, and the dispute in Birmingham schools about teaching kids about LGBT relationships are the three topics this week.

Joining us is the trouble Jazza has getting emails out of his outbox.

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Podcast Ep. 127: Outrage After Parliament Bans Pointless Wanking

Right Dishonourable Parliament Bans Wanking

This week we discuss the anti-Brexit march over the weekend, the slap-happy Lib Dem Layla Moran, and the government’s attempts to make it harder to wank without a ‘visual aid’.

Joining us is a need to edit these things faster.

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