As some of the England fans boo their own players before a ball has even been kicked in the European Championships, Roger Winterbottom wonders whether it’s all really just a philosophical debate.
Author: Roger Winterbottom
Despite studying classics at university, Roger has somehow managed to avoid becoming prime minister. Technologist and coder by day, he spends his spare time trying to scrape humour from the political barrel. Or at least he would do if the dog would leave him alone for five minutes.
Roger Winterbottom examines the implications of Dominic Cummings’ evidence, the bizarre switch of Cummings’ former accusers and supporters, and the convenient timing of Johnson’s marriage.
Satire from the pen of Roger Winterbottom … following in the footsteps of the proposed football Super League, the Conservatives are set to form their own British Super Politics League. “Live local and propser” is their newest catchphrase, but they can’t seem to apply this to social care; instead levelling up seems to mean increasing the number of local food banks.
Is there an oppressed minority on the political right who have been dominated into silence? Will no-one stand up for them? Cometh the hour, cometh the Fox. Roger Winterbottom wonders what it is they really want to say.
Roger Winterbottom admires Dominic Cummings’ honesty in explaining how the special adviser’s chums somehow came to be the recipients of large government contracts without any competition.
Roger Winterbottom wonders whether Boris Johnson is an experiment in a new field in robotics and machine learning: Artificial Gormlessness. Can he pass the Turing test and convince us that he’s human?
To demonstrate the urgency of the government action, the new border implementation has even been given its own codename: ‘Operation Close Stable Door And By The Way Has Anyone Seen My Horse, I’m Sure I Left It In Here Somewhere’.