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The Cummings interview: an intro to bullshit

The Cumming’s interview was going to be like the next marvel superhero blockbuster but for boring people. Think less ‘Captain America beating up nazis’ and more ‘sad creepy old man whines for an hour’. Much like any highly anticipated release it turned out to be significantly underwhelming. It was simply Cummings giving us a clearly […]

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The ‘covidiot’ obfuscates government’s deathly blunders

On the 25th January 2020, at the time of writing, the current Covid statistics lie at 3.65million cases and a bleak 97,939 deaths. Not one to focus on the daily updates and the slow ascent of deaths on a line-graph for preservation of mental health, it is hard not to look at these statistics and […]

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The risking of the special relationship?

Whilst Joe Biden’s election was met with jovial singing in the streets of New York City, some abstained from partaking in the festivities after it was reported that Biden does not care for the UK’s very own Boris Johnson. Not only could this (albeit, anticipated) revelation risk the UK’s important Special Relationship with the US, […]

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The Johnson Rule: Not going well is it?

Let’s cast our minds back a year, if that’s at all possible.  The country was waking up to Boris Johnson as Prime Minister; having just missed the latest Brexit deadline, Remainers were as hopeful as ever; ‘corona’ was just an exotic beer you drunk with lime; and most of all, though no one knew it, […]

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Dominic Cummings’s journey to Durham and the aftermath, explained

Dominic Cummings, Chief Advisor to Boris Johnson, is at the centre of a political storm after it was revealed that he drove from London to Durham during the national coronavirus lockdown. An investigation by The Guardian and the Daily Mirror reported that “he made the 264-mile journey while ill with coronavirus in late March”. Cummings […]

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Dominic Cummings won’t turn you right wing, but he might just get you a job

If you follow British politics, you know who Dominic Cummings is, and you probably don’t like him. This is to be forgiven. Dom Cummings is currently at the apex of Westminster politics, he is unelected, and yet, disguised as a mouth-breathing sofa masturbator, reigns supreme over Whitehall and its civil servants. Since banning some publications […]

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Sajid Javid’s resignation and the Sabisky affair: what next under Boris Johnson’s leadership?

Despite being nearly 2 months into his renewed premiership, Boris Johnson might have already witnessed one of the most tumultuous weeks of the year. In the midst of a cabinet reshuffle, Sajid Javid resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer, citing tension between himself and chief strategist to the PM, Dominic Cummings. This was followed (only […]