Category Archives: Satire

Prime ministerial Pokemon game (a Liz Truss parody) [VIDEO]

Here’s a quickie – and we all need a laugh after Kwasi Kwarteng’s non-speech earlier.

The premise of this Liv Struss parody by Nerine Skinner is: what if Liz Truss’s prime ministerial career so far was encapsulated in a video game, Pokemon-style?

Would it look like this?

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Russell Howard on Liz Truss and her mini-budget [VIDEO; STRONG LANGUAGE]

I know we’ve had one analysis after another and you’re probably sick of hearing about this, but Russell Howard’s is too good to miss:

Liz Truss as Andy from Little Britain is something to take away and use everywhere, I think.

Shall we?

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Humourists tackle the Tories over latest cost-of-living blunders

What did Liz Truss think we would do if she cuts benefits for the poor to pay for her tax cut for the rich?

Of course we were going to protest – and we were going to do it in the most humiliating way possible.

So here’s Chunky Mark:

And here’s Nerine Skinner, being Liv Struss:

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Liz Truss could take up a new career in pop. Here’s ‘Bonkers’… or is it ‘Bankers’?

Here’s some brilliance from Politics Joe – although I think someone’s been taking inspiration from Cassetteboy.

If you think the subject matter is off-colour, allow me to point you to the hour-long discussion in the video clip below, which asked very simply: is Liz Truss actually insane – or just pretending to be?

It’s okay, I’m not asking you to wade through it all if you don’t want to. Oh, you did it already? Never mind, then.

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More ridicule as Jonathan Pie lays into Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget

Truthbombs abound in the latest clip from Jonathan Pie.

“The economy is in a worse state than my gusset after a nasty follow-through!”

Laugh – and learn:

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Liv Struss explains how the Tory mini-budget (won’t) work [VIDEO]

Here’s a little humour for the beginning of the week.

At least, we all hope it’s humour, don’t we?

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‘Get ready for Fascism!’ satire show declares. This Site has been doing that for years

Warning signs of fascism: the UK’s government displays every one of these.

Schrodinger’s commentator: This Writer feels both heartened and disheartened by Late Night Mash‘s segment, ‘Get ready for Fascism!’

The reason?

I’ve been doing that – and warning about it for years. Since 2013, according to my files, although this piece is from 2020, after Boris Johnson’s government started accelerating the process towards turning full-fascist.

And Mash is only on Dave, a TV channel with only a small audience. It’s good that the segment has been broadcast, but only a few people will have seen it, and fewer still will accept that it is a comment on what is actually happening – despite the factual information it contains.

This Site also has a small audience. But we might be able to expand the number of people seeing this – if those of you who do read this would actually share it (or at least the video clip) with your own friends and followers.

Will you?

Here it is:

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How is Liz Truss spending the ‘mourning period’ Parliamentary recess? Like this?

This being a bank holiday weekend, This Writer is either otherwise occupied or almost totally incapacitated, so I’m putting up material that has interested me – and I hope it interests you. Make of it what you will:

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As others see us: King Charles satirised by US radio host for berating ‘servant’

This being a bank holiday weekend, This Writer is either otherwise occupied or almost totally incapacitated, so I’m putting up material that has interested me – and I hope it interests you. Make of it what you will.

This one has to do with a moment when King Charles appeared to become angry about something on a desk where he was to sign the proclamation making him the UK monarch. He motioned for somebody to move it:

The episode was quickly characterised as the new King picking on his “servants” – and this is how the US talk show host Jimmy Dore tackled it (with an impersonation by Mike MacRae, I hasten to add):

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More fun at the expense of Liz Truss: her acceptance speech analysed

Late Night Mash, on Dave, is broadcast at 10pm on Thursdays – which is unfortunate because This Writer is always out on a session. (Thirsty Thursday, anyone?)

So I tend to miss it. I have been really keen to catch up with it but hadn’t got round to it.

So I found this little gem on YouTube instead. It’s from Mash, and it’s Michael Spicer commenting on Liz Truss’s Tory leader acceptance speech.

We laugh because it’s funny and we laugh because it’s true:

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