Paul Nuttall’s victory in the Ukip leadership contest, Zac Goldsmith losing his Commons seat to the Lib Dems, and Donald Trump’s breach of diplomatic protocol over Taiwan are the three topics for this week’s podcast.
John is called in to mediate Jazza and Jimmy, both on different sides of the Brexit vote, and to discuss the fallout from last week’s vote.
Scotland, Ireland, and the future of the Lib Dems, Tories and Labour are all on the cards. Basically, we’re fucked. (Ed: According to Jazza.)
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The boys are back and blissfully ignoring the announcement of the EU referendum (23rd June, stick it in your diary) and instead choosing to dive into the rest of the political and social wasteland that will be ignored by mainstream media for the next four months.
In a surprise twist the Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has backed airstrikes on Islamic State in Syria, claiming that the situation is not akin to the one that preceded the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Farron had previously set out five tests that would have to be met before he supported prime minister David Cameron’s plans to drop bombs in Syria, stressing the legality of such a move and whether it would be supported by other measures.