The Lunatics Have Taken Over the Asylum System

We unpack Johnson’s latest partygate pseudo-apology and analyse the Government’s controversial Rwanda asylum plans. Might the PM’s hubris finally catch up with him? The panel also casts an eye to France as the nation’s presidential election comes to its climax, with veteran correspondent John Lichfield joining as this week’s guest.


“The Conservatives are looking around thinking: 'This is a party absolutely stacked with shite.'” – Ian Dunt 



“If the worst Johnson can do is compare Starmer to Corbyn, then he's in a pretty terrible state.” – Ian Dunt



"The Rwanda plan is designed to rile up people like us." – Ian Dunt



“France is, very dangerously, becoming split in three ways” – John Lichfield



“The French have written off Boris some time ago as someone not to be taken seriously.” – John Lichfield



“I think Macron is going to be re-elected, and that is an extraordinary exploit.” – John Lichfield 



“I don’t think anyone is actually going to get sent to Rwanda… the plan has so many holes in it I just can’t see it working” – Arthur Snell 



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Presented by Dorian Lynskey with Arthur Snell and Ian Dunt. 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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