On tour with the Minister of Chaos
Will US journalist Tom McTague’s lengthy profile for The Atlantic help us comprehend the dumbfounding appeal of Prime Minister Posh Benny Hill? Plus, what does the G7’s Biden-boosted tax rate for multinationals tell us about legislating against companies that are bigger than countries? And on the eve of the Euros, our not-very-football panel ponder the most political preamble to a sporting tournament ever.
• “Johnson is a master of getting away with it. He’s that breed of privileged person who fails upwards.” – Naomi Smith
• “Nothing in certain in life except death and taxes – unless you’re Amazon and Facebook.” – Nina Schick
• “Don’t vote for something just because it will f**k up another part of the country. Cos it will come back and f**k you.” – Dorian Lynskey
• “It seems that you have to be some sort of sadist or masochist to want to be in British public life.” – Nina Schick
Presented by Dorian Lynskey with Ros Taylor, Naomi Smith and Nina Schick. Produced by Andrew Harrison. Assistant producers: Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Audio production by Alex Rees. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.
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