Politicians in popular culture: funny or frustrating?

The spectacle of politicians wheeling themselves out in order to gain street cred reared its familiar head yet again last week with the emergence at the Emmy’s of former press secretary to the White House, Sean Spicer. Unfortunately, for many, Spicer missed the mark this time, and only sought to normalise the half truths and […]


Trump’s administration is at war with truth

Last week, Sean Spicer claimed that more people attended Trump’s inauguration than any other inauguration, despite clear photographic evidence. This brazen lie seems to be setting the tone for the presidency. It confirmed that the Trump administration need not be daunted by inconvenient truths, when instead it can make use of ‘alternative facts.’ Spicer has […]