Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose, as the Germans say.
Just check out this clip from the very first episode of 'Yes, Prime Minister' - whi...
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There's very little serious drama looking at the people who run our country, the decisions they make that affect us all, and the general state of the nation.
Yes, Prime Minister left a large gap and now, more than ever, it's just waiting to be re-filled. I sincerely hope it's up for the top job again.
Satire's been a bit on the quiet side in recent years don't you think? Yes, veteran show Have I Got News For You is still poking fun at the news but elsewhere it's been pretty thin on the ground.
Ultimately, it behoves us to note that the relationship between public opinion and civil law is not a one-way street, and rightly so, lest the hoary head of majoritarianism substitute any meaningful version of democracy.
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