The I'm a Celeb ratings have plunged since last year. Two million fewer people are watched the launch compared to last year, despite what the GBeebies gang are saying. Then again, they did get hold of the wrong data. In reality, it looks like, booking a 'fash for cash' isn't the ratings hit ITV hoped it would be. The Trawl ladies discuss whether or not there's a difference between someone's values and someone's opinions or, whether it's OK, necessary even, to conflate the two in order to get the measure of someone.
Meanwhile, over in Argentina, far-right, self-proclaimed madman, Javier Milei, has been voted into power. Chainsaw wielding, anti abortion, gun-loving Milei wants to legalise the sale of human organs, abolish the central bank and privatise everything. What could possibly go wrong? With inflation rampantly high and 40% of Argentinians living in poverty, Marina and Jemma discuss the links between desperate times and populism. It isn't the first time a leader with unkempt hair has struck a chord with a disillusioned electorate after all.
Then of course, there's the usual array of Tory bellendery (new word) to mull over. The run up to the budget has seen Hunt mooting slashing inheritance tax whilst making cuts to the benefits of the long term sick. Bit rich from the man who 'bulk bought' six flats and managed to evade paying stamp duty on them thanks to a terribly convenient loophole. Alright for some eh?
With underrated tweets and pudding as normal.
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