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S07: Unparliamentary Mayhem

Tom and Rob are joined by CK and Wade for a cross-over special: Unparliamentary Mayhem! Pitting two fictional characters chosen by their guests in a fictional debate for who would make a better World Leader: Trump or Merkel?

TOPICS

  • [0:00]: Intro

  • [2:47] The Rules

  • [6:29] Now All Of China Knows You’re Here

  • [16:57] Mickey Mouse

  • [26:16] Taking Sides

  • [28:50] Opening Statements

    • [30:32] Shan Yu For Trump

    • [31:43] Mickey For Merkel

    • [33:40] Relationships With China

    • [36:02] Thoughts On Walls

    • [37:55] Conflicts And Poverty

    • [39:53] A Woman For World Leader?

    • [42:54] Armies

    • [45:22] Protecting The Oceans

    • [46:14] How A World Leader Will Affect Sovereignty

  • [47:40] Closing Statement From Shan Yu

  • [48:52] Closing Statement For Mickey

  • [49:57] Deliberations

  • [55:28] The Winner Is

  • [58:31] Outro

  • [1:05:29] Bonus: Failed Intros

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303: Pannick On The Streets of London

Rob and Tom discuss a Conference Season as well as a certain Supreme Court Ruling…

Topics

  • [0:00] Intro

  • [1:45] Trump Impeachment?

  • [12:15] Conference Season

  • [13:44] Lib Dem Conference

  • [26:12] UKIP Conference?

  • [28:28] Labour Conference

  • [43:52] Labour's Brexit Stance

  • [48:15] Supreme Court Ruling

  • [58:34] Unparliamentary Language

  • [1:08:05] “Getting Brexit Done”

  • [1:14:20] Quick Polls Update

  • [1:19:36] Trump Update

  • [1:20:24] Outro

  • [1:21:51] Bonus: Sultry Wilko

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219: Alastair Campbell Soup

209: He Wanted A Wall, Now He Wants Quite A Big Fence

Rob and Tom discuss the end of the government shutdown and how Trump has fared so far.

Topics

  • Headlines

  • Brexit Amendments

  • Trump & Government Shutdown

  • Trump’s Achievements

  • Quick Polls Update

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208: Brexit is Really Complicated

Rob and Tom discuss the Meaningful Vote mere moments after the result, skipping the headlines this week. Then the conversation circles round to Mr. Speaker and the Government Shutdown.

Topics

  • Theresa May’s Meaningful Vote

  • Bercow impropriety?

  • Trump & Government Shutdown

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S01: UK vs US Politics, A Field Guide

Rob and Tom discuss the differences and similarities between the UK and US political systems for the benefit of listeners on both sides of the pond. 

Topics

  • Constitutions

  • Parliament vs Congress

  • Presidential vs Prime Ministerial Power

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109: Parliamentary Wiff-Waff

Rob and Tom discuss the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and how a bill goes through parliament (in brief).

Topics

  • The Headlines

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

  • New Regular Feature: Political Deathmatch (the G7)

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108: Kim Thong Un

Rob and Tom discuss why Trump seems to have so little power in national policy but a much greater sabre to rattle in foreign affairs.

There were some audio issues with Rob's recording, I've done my best to fix them so the episode was slightly delayed.

Topics

  • The Headlines

  • Trump's Power at home and abroad

  • Would You Rather? Referendums

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103: Springtime for Hammond

Rob and Tom discuss the latest political news featuring the Spring Statement, Russian spies and Rex Tillerson.

Topics

  • The Headlines

  • Spring Statement 2018

  • Rex Tillerson firing

  • New Regular Feature: Would You Rather?

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  • Recording engineer: Craig

  • Theme song: Parody of Common People by Pulp, lyrics by our friends, sung by Tom

  • Main Image: Philip Hammond by Raul Mee. Used via CC BY-ND 2.0