Theresa May is laughing at you, because she thinks you’ll swallow any old lie she utters at the Dispatch Box.

The BBC’s Daily Politics could run it as a subtitle while broadcasting the weekly “shouty time” exchange.

Now that the programme’s Tory editor has departed to be Theresa May’s communications chief, there’s no better time to mark a change of direction with a bold move like this.

And the social media will be monitoring, to make sure they get it right.

If you can’t see why there’s a clear need for a concurrent fact-check, watch Peter Stefanovic’s analysis of Wednesday’s event:

Yesterday's PMQ's was SHOCKING in the extent of Theresa Mays deliberate misleading and distortion of facts! The people of this country deserve better then this! PLEASE SHARE!

Posted by Peter Stefanovic on Thursday, July 6, 2017

Without an on-screen prompt showing when she is making up stories, Mrs May will continue to get away with it – as will other prime ministers in the future.

The general public will believe her, because she is speaking from a position of authority and because her words are broadcast on the news.

It’s time to show her that she can’t get away with it any more.

How about it, BBC?

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