Why do politicians make claims which can so easily be disproved?

Matt Chorley is joined by former advisor to Tony Blair turned stand up, Matt Forde, Times columnist Rachel Sylvester and former minister David Willetts, who now heads the Resolution Foundation.

They debate if the weak Labour opposition is distorting everything Theresa May does? Why in the age of Google, some politicians make claims which can so easily be disproved? And how the goal of each generation doing considerably better than the one before it can be revived.
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