I have a TV in the new place, and Freeview so I’ve got basic cable. No doubt I’ll get over-excited and blog a bit about the shows I’ve watched.
I really enjoyed the dark humour of “The Thick of It” on Monday night. It’s like an updated version of “Yes, Minister” or “Yes, Prime Minister”. I think these shows fundamentally affected my view of politics. It would be interesting to know how it affected my generation as a whole – if your first introduction to politics is deeply cynical, are you doomed to eternal cynicism?
Anyway, with that in mind, I bring you, 2005 Top Ten Tactics to Influence Negative News and Seventeen Techniques for Truth Suppression.