The idea that we're living in a post-truth era is nonsense. Politicians have always lied. Instead, we're in a golden era of bullshit. We discuss the spread of bullshit in 2016 - Brexit, Trump and the deficit - and how best to counter it.
Jonathan Swift's essay on the art of political bullshit can be read here.
A book we mention in this episode is Peter Oborne's The Rise of Political Lying.
We're back next week with a look back at the American Election. Hold on to your hats!