Braverman and Sunak’s callous and dehumanising “stop the boats” push is the latest moral shame bestowed upon us by this Government. Plus, we ask: is it ever okay for politicians to lie? We discuss the criticism of party leaders changing tack… And in the extra bit (for Patreon backers) – should we try harder to celebrate success in later life?
“The way the government has conducted itself over small boats is despicable.” – Ian Dunt
“Braverman gave less a word salad and more a word meringue, hard on the outside but inside it's all air.” – Gavin Esler
“They teach media literacy in Finland from kindergarten on, something that would put The Sun and Daily Mail out of a job over here.” – Gavin Esler
“I used to be a fan of the ‘good chap’ theory where politicians bow out, but what do we do about the ‘bad chaps’ and ‘bad women’ in politics?” – Gavin Esler
Presented by Andrew Harrison with Ian Dunt, Gavin Esler and Rachel Cunliffe. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Jet Gerbertson and Alex Rees. Assistant producer: Kasia Tomasiewicz Audio production by Alex Rees. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.