NSFW (Not Safe For Westminster)

As Boris Johnson’s teflon covering is scratched away, we chart a potential path to his political demise. The panel analyses the latest x-rated scandal in the Commons, that newspaper article and the Prime Minister’s turmoil. Plus, we look at Elon Musk’s controversial Twitter takeover. Sir Anthony Seldon, political historian and author of The Impossible Office? The History of the British Prime Minister, is this week’s guest. 

“Boris Johnson has passed the supposed point of no return in his leadership about 97 times.” – Sir Anthony Seldon

“Tories love power, that’s why they’re the longest serving party in history, whereas Labour are more purist.” – Sir Anthony Seldon

“This drip, drip of partygate information has helped Johnson, but harmed the Conservatives.” - Alex Andreou

“After the past few years the public expect politicians to break the law and get away with it.” – Minnie Rahman

“To be a successful leader you need to appreciate history… arrogance will only lead to your downfall.” – Sir Anthony Seldon

“All his life Johnson has played his own game, by his own rules and got his own way.” – Sir Anthony Seldon

“The cost of living crisis feels like a Tory crisis, and that’s where Labour's political opportunity is.” – Minnie Rahman


Presented by Naomi Smith with Alex Andreou and Minnie Rahman. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Alex Rees, Jacob Archbold and Jelena Sofronijevic. Assistant Producer: Elina Ganatra. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. OH GOD, WHAT NOW? is a Podmasters production.

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