Andrew Watts

The comfort of hating Britain

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I occasionally get sent articles from the ‘London Correspondent of the Papua New Guinea Courier’ – less often, now that most people have realised that it is a satirical blog, not an actual newspaper. The articles are a droll extension of the gag – and it’s a good gag – of describing British politics using the language of foreign correspondents, like referring to ‘UK strongman Rishi Sunak’ or ‘feared interior minister Suella Braverman’.

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