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  • The Times cartoonist Morten Morland takes an alternative view of Boris Johnson's apology to parliament for hosting a garden party at No.10 during Covid lockdown in May 2020.

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  • Tim Webb
    Tim Webb 6 days ago +2112

    The idea of this even being referred to as an apology is hilarious but this is a piece of genius

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @N B that's the booze waffling on 🤭

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @Weston Paradigm the public should vote on it
      Democratic 🤝🍻

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      Didn't his Wife Carrie was seen at a friend's party
      Sat next to her 🫂
      If, I sat by a work mate I would of been taken in the office for a warning, maybe dismissed 👎☹️

    • Lio Elbammalf
      Lio Elbammalf 5 days ago +3

      @Wilko710 Kid, with childish writing like that its obvious you've not left school yet. Come back to the table when you're old enough to vote.

    • Ahasan habib
      Ahasan habib 5 days ago

      @andyt2k q

  • Tucker Productions
    Tucker Productions 5 days ago +2782

    My mum died alone with no proper funeral . Words cant express the pain and anger towards this government

    • HS 1995
      HS 1995 8 hours ago

      When it's all over , we should arrange one for each in my opinion .

    • angie Robbo
      angie Robbo 18 hours ago

      the fault there was people taking SAGE advice too far while mocking epidemiologists who spoke out against the false figures.

    • Tommy C
      Tommy C 23 hours ago +1

      Sorry for you loss. Sending thoughts and prayers.

    • Shenloch Brachass
      Shenloch Brachass Day ago

      @FourSEVEN all of this is the governments fault

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan Day ago

      @BeFree do we attack them and start another WAR ♟️🚀🥋🪖🦇👀😷

  • 98RatsInATrenchCoat
    98RatsInATrenchCoat 4 days ago +107

    I lost my grandmother over the 2020 lockdown, she was in hospital for ages before hand and no one from the family could see her. The fact that during all of that, while they told us what do, they were having 'business meetings' makes my blood boil.

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago +2

      Sorry to hear that sad news about your grandmother.
      It seems the Government have been telling fibs for ages
      I also have 2 friends who lost their Mums last year, and their families couldn't visit them in hospital 🥲
      I had an urgent operation in 🏨, they kept me in over night
      In a small room with no windows
      There were occasions when some doctors/nurses were walking around the wards not social distance
      I wasn't happy with their attitude, it would be a waste of time reporting it to the local newspaper as they will probably change my words to suit the editor 📝 Boris, should resign asap 🙏

    • Basil Eldose
      Basil Eldose 4 days ago +3

      I am sorry to hear bout your Gran, may her soul rest in peace in heaven...but tbh I kinda expected this, there's not much we can do since those in power have the ability to do things that we cant...so the only way out is if we are selves reach that level and enact a change

  • Di Ane
    Di Ane 5 days ago +462

    Do you remember a retired nurse and members of her family being arrested for removing her elderly mother from a Care Home, to go and live with them?
    The family members, who were highly qualified to care for their own relative, were arrested, and the dying, elderly grandmother was forced to go back into solitary confinement in the care home.
    It was an evil travesty for thousands of elderly people, imprisoned by the state, and by care homes - whilst Boris and chums were holding illegal parties.

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @Y M hang them on the spot
      Heads must roll 🧻🤣👏

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago +1

      @Dobby From Harry Potter
      A few students were fined
      It is a real joke
      No wonder no one cares about voting in the UK
      I haven't seen my Doctor for 3 years, I have to see a nurse at my surgery
      👎 💩 Nation we live in

    • Karolina Bobrik
      Karolina Bobrik 3 days ago

      Oh yes. It was horrifying to read. If that was my mom I would have had an emotional breakdown

    • Carmen Rose
      Carmen Rose 3 days ago

      Also that family at the funeral who were forced to move away from each other when they tried to comfort each other 💔 The more stuff I remember, the angrier the whole thing makes me

    • hognoxious
      hognoxious 4 days ago

      Well, if, ummm, err, if umm, , if we'd umm taken the umm advice of the party umm party umm of the party opposite, Mr Speaker, we'd have been ummm, been, umm, been unable to do that because of EU red tape!

  • THESHAYMAN95
    THESHAYMAN95 6 days ago +1709

    This man had an affair while his wife was dying of cancer. That was the biggest indication to me that he is completely dishonest. I am not surprised by any of this. He's completely void of any humanity.

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan Day ago

      @TikTok HaHa typical of a Gemini 😭🥳🍾🥂🍷

    • Glazier Blue
      Glazier Blue 2 days ago

      Boris: "I didnt realise it was a party.
      I thought it was a work event. (Even with all the music and booze and invites I sent out.)
      I have apologise (not really tho because I did nothing wrong)
      and we should all wait for the enquiry..." (because I have organized it and wrote up a list of who is going to take the fall for me. Code name *Save big dog*)

      A brilliant display of points in your defense Boris. That that 3 point?
      Well here is our 3 points, in no particular order.
      1. Boris your a lying selfish cheat!
      2.Boris your a lying selfish prat!
      3.Boris your a lying selfish hypocrite!

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @Hetaruu X he probably doesn't remember her name 🤣😂🥳 behind her 🎭
      Eyes wide shut & a few lines of coke 👯🤮🥂

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @Gliese 581c he must be a coke head 💊🤣🧻

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @dan bring back the Muppet show - 🥳🫂👯🍾🍻🍷🍺 leaders of men ion cocaine ( lol)💊💉🥴

  • Цветина Димитрова

    This whole government is an absolute joke.

    • TheAnimeHub
      TheAnimeHub Day ago

      Just like the citizens

    • Sam Wh
      Sam Wh Day ago +1

      This whole *system is an absolute joke

    • Soul Saver
      Soul Saver 4 days ago +1

      @iyiyiyiiyi Democracy could work well if the politicians wouldn't corrupt it.

    • Whisper&Tangle
      Whisper&Tangle 4 days ago +1

      Got that right! Also the animators got the fools face right too

    • Adamski A.
      Adamski A. 4 days ago +1

      @Subfreeze Exactly . This whole saga is just another fragment in the bigger picture of distraction.

  • David Winter
    David Winter 5 days ago +431

    Boris is not sorry about the party, he's sorry that he got caught.

    • Glazier Blue
      Glazier Blue 2 days ago

      Boris should be fined for every party he attended, as should everyone else who went. Thats was the rule. Anyone else who broke them was fined up to £10.000. He should cough up, then he REALLY would be sorry.

    • Addictive Gamer
      Addictive Gamer 3 days ago

      Too right!!!

    • Petyr Kowalski
      Petyr Kowalski 5 days ago

      Exactly

    • More Please
      More Please 5 days ago

      @dragonfly6908 To not understand why people would be angry at this shows spectacular cluelessness.

      Almost as clueless as Botch Job and his cabinet for thinking having a party while demanding everyone isolate was a good idea. It was such a bad idea it beggers belief. So bad that it leaves everyone thinking "We can't leave these idiots in charge."

    • Ecotopia 72
      Ecotopia 72 5 days ago

      And that is just one indicator of a psychopath. He and many others “at the helm” display many more on a daily basis. Time to say “NO”. 🙏🏼🤍🕊

  • TheStabbyBrit
    TheStabbyBrit 6 days ago +812

    People are being far too hard on Boris. How could he have possibly known about the multiple parties taking place in his own home, often in the same room as him?

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @Mark Mitchell you are so right 👯
      You should get a medal 🏅🎓

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago

      @dragonfly6908 how do you know ?

    • SuperMelloMan
      SuperMelloMan 2 days ago +1

      @Deano it is the whistleblower and journalist that reports all this material
      It as been very awful for the whole world to deal with this pandemic
      We our being treated like children in the UK
      It makes me so angry when football players get paid a fortune they can still train and play for their clubs
      Many clubs won't get the support from fans who have lost their jobs
      Bands and their crew haven't played for 2 years
      Have lost millions of pounds
      The pharmacist will make billions out of this disease, but everyone I know including myself believe there is something else going on that the Government won't tell us,
      It was a Wuhan lab leakage that somehow killed thousands of people before the British Government were able to make any plans to be safe
      I work in a massive warehouse in the South,
      I have spent months doing returns of hand gel wash, gloves and mask
      Because Companies have closed down
      Our Town is like a ghost Town, nightclubs/pubs have shut down
      Council build new shitty flats and increase the rates
      I don't believe in riots, but by June ( Queens Platinum) there could be some disorder in some parts ( Anarchy) in the UK

    • Lio Elbammalf
      Lio Elbammalf 4 days ago +1

      ​@Cuuurly Fries No one should be above being responsible for their actions, least of all someone who is responsible for the welfare of a nation. Making excuses and letting those in power get away with the crimes we know of just breeds more corruption. Any and all slip ups should be punished because chances are there are many, many more and this just happens to be a time they got caught. Make them think twice before swindling and cheating.

      Don't give me that sob story over what he's done. Vaccines would have been rolled out whoever was in control, he hasn't been putting his life on the line any more than the rest of us have.

    • Cuuurly Fries
      Cuuurly Fries 4 days ago

      @Lio Elbammalf I do not worship boris, but I think he is doing a better job than most.
      Even Churchill, one of britains best prime ministers have done some illegal things.
      Everyone makes mistakes, but he should not lose his job because of it.
      The goodness of his actions outweigh the bad.
      And it’s a bit hypocritical to say I want to see Britain fail, when you don’t support the man who has funded the vaccines and has put his life on the line for Britain.
      I haven’t seen any politician give up so much for the country in decades.
      I’m saying he doesn’t deserve to lose his job from spending 20 minutes outside when so many other politicians have done so much worse before him.

  • Northy
    Northy 5 days ago +696

    It wasn't an apology for the party.
    It was an apology for getting caught.

    • Tony B
      Tony B 5 days ago

      "It was an apology for getting caught."
      It wasn't even that. He maintained that technically it was within the rules and apologised for millions of people getting the wrong impression, although he agreed he should have managed the impression better than he did.
      He basically apologised for us being wrong.

    • Trout Fish YTP
      Trout Fish YTP 5 days ago

      ok northy

    • Northy
      Northy 5 days ago +1

      @Max Parkin he tried the I didn't know it was a party bs excuse, when that didn't work, then we got the disingenuous apology.

    • Max Parkin
      Max Parkin 5 days ago

      Well obviously nobody is going to apologise unless they are caught!
      ‘I’m very sorry for something no one knows I’ve done..’ was said never.

    • Kiran Kaur
      Kiran Kaur 5 days ago

      Frrr

  • Marc Atherton
    Marc Atherton 5 days ago +417

    If these clips could be the actual news most people would watch it, actually made me laugh as it's 100% just like him

    • Ranulf Doswell
      Ranulf Doswell 2 days ago +2

      This is all actual footage from what he said, although it's cleverly edited to make it sound worse. But honestly, you still can't watch the full unedited version and interpret it as an apology...

    • sameen farouk
      sameen farouk 4 days ago

      I think they dubbed in most of the actual dialogue in Hansard with sharp editing

    • Asseyez-vous
      Asseyez-vous 5 days ago

      This is the only way I can ever watch that *beeeeeeep* If I saw him on a tv I’d be kicking the screen in!

    • Patricia Preston
      Patricia Preston 5 days ago +2

      Biggest roast of boris ever

    • Alden Doble
      Alden Doble 5 days ago

      Laugh? I just got sad 😅

  • jessssssik
    jessssssik 5 days ago +140

    “There was no party at all”
    Few seconds later: “and when I went into that party”

    • Rhodes Tvfe
      Rhodes Tvfe 5 days ago

      😂😂😂😂

    • Osayomwanbo Ufumwen
      Osayomwanbo Ufumwen 5 days ago

      He really is leaking himself 😂✋

    • J
      J 5 days ago +2

      "Ohhh.... THAT party"

    • MsVanorak
      MsVanorak 5 days ago +1

      😑 . . . . . there are no words.

    • 𓀉 𓀊 𓁏 𓀠
      𓀉 𓀊 𓁏 𓀠 5 days ago +6

      And he was furious when he realised it was in fact a party

  • Jordan Pollard
    Jordan Pollard 6 days ago +977

    Mark my words. This is the worst that his "punishment" will get, a public light humiliation then back to neglecting the countries' most vulnerable and partying while the rest have to follow half assed restrictions that were built to fail anyway

    • Dan Serafimov
      Dan Serafimov 4 days ago

      @Lewis Baitup sure. And you should be able to earn those through work in an economy that allows business to grow, employ more and pay better.

    • Crie
      Crie 5 days ago

      @Jiren-the-Grey well what are you waiting for? Be quiet then

    • Jiren-the-Grey
      Jiren-the-Grey 5 days ago

      @Crie from you I will be quite because it's pointless speaking with you......but from anyone else you will have to make me...

    • rubbercable
      rubbercable 5 days ago

      @CE CE Britons have no stomach for challenging authority.
      _"stop stirring"_ and appealing for peaceful protest is a 'fear of making a scene'.
      To reiterate: _"The only time it(Britain) showed a backbone was Charles II. Then immediately apologised and elected another authoritarian."_ (dont WWII me)

    • Crie
      Crie 5 days ago

      @Jiren-the-Greythen be quiet 🤗

  • Riley Anoid
    Riley Anoid 5 days ago +102

    Boris, the story so far:
    Opposed Brexit but switched sides midway through and stabbed Cameron in the back.
    Opposed Theresa May at every opportunity to bolster his (successful) bid to become Prime minister on a 'Let's get Brexit done' campaign.
    Brexit; hit the ground running but has fumbled the ball ever since, leaving chaos and confusion.
    Covid; late to the party, confusing and some times bizzare restrictions put in place: you can't visit your loved ones but you can mix with thousands of complete strangers at a football match!
    Failed on numerous occasions to sack Dominic 'I'm getting my eyes tested' Cummings and now,
    He attends a cheese and wine 'working party' of which, some 100 people were invited to attend, if we are to believe the leaked email, at No. 10, some working party!
    The man is a disgrace, has no moral compass and believes that rules, his rules, are for other people.
    Next thing you know, they'll be giving him a Knighthood!

    • Riley Anoid
      Riley Anoid Day ago

      @Papa Brejj I agree, Cameron is cut from the same cloth; no honour amongst Bullingdon Boys though!

    • Papa Brejj
      Papa Brejj 4 days ago +1

      Stabbed Cameron in the back? Might be a problem if he had a spine - that twat dug his own grave and then backflipped into it.

    • Rob Tyman
      Rob Tyman 5 days ago +1

      If the Tories had elected Jeremy Hunt as their new leader, and PM (back in July 2019), we would probably only have half the problems we have now.

      So much about the country's state of affairs now is a direct result of the decision made by the Tory party then. It doesn't help that so many of the electorate subsequently fell for Boris hook line and sinker. Going all 'dewy eyed' and becoming sycophantic with the "oh well, it's just Boris being Boris" schtick.

      They wanted a 'character' after the drab 'May years' , but they (the Tory party) didn't look at anything else - such as Boris's record in public office, his contempt for rules, his shambolic leadership style, and the fact that he changes his views according to which way the wind is blowing.

      They overlooked ALL if this and are now somewhat surprised that he has created such a mess; and led both the country and his party in a direction that neither should be heading in.

    • Robin McAra
      Robin McAra 5 days ago +1

      @Jallen both still illegal by the rules he himself set.

    • WaqMan VR
      WaqMan VR 5 days ago +6

      @goofy t n u c Corbyn wanted to help the people, but since he wanted to tax the rich he got screwed by them.

  • Dionne86
    Dionne86 5 days ago +109

    I'm pissed off that my children missed so much school especially my oldest who is doing exams this year and struggled all through lockdown trying to do online learning. Absolute disgrace!

    • plan b
      plan b 4 days ago

      U 😍

    • Ben Shapiro 291
      Ben Shapiro 291 5 days ago

      @MK cheers mate

    • MK
      MK 5 days ago

      @Ben Shapiro 291 wish you the best of luck. I had my A levels in the summer of 2020 that got cancelled. Luckily my mocks were decent so I got good results.

    • Ben Shapiro 291
      Ben Shapiro 291 5 days ago +1

      I struggled my way through lockdown and have exams this year too. Nice to know I barely passed the pass mark in mocks when I need to be getting 8’s and 9’s

    • MK
      MK 5 days ago +3

      @Ray Brown yes I’m sure you know everything there is to know in the world. I doubt you even completed education with an ignorant and stupid comment like that. I’m guessing you also teach your kids how to drive because getting a driving instructor is ‘dropping the ball as a parent’. 😂😂

  • Alden Doble
    Alden Doble 5 days ago +68

    Watching this really helped put the whole thing into perspective for me. I am truly lost for words at the sheer disgrace of our government. I can't even construct a sentence that comprehends my level of despair.
    What a sad sad time to be alive 😞

    • Elliott Wright
      Elliott Wright 5 days ago

      @Alden Doble So many empty words you'd forgive me for saying a career in politics would rather suit you!
      All I can say is put some time into working out what you think the problems are, then put the rest of it into working towards fixing them. Dramatising minor counts of irresponsible behaviour or preaching about the collapse of society is doing nothing to help anyone. It's easy to type from your mobile or post something on Instagram. Get out there, start giving some help and you'll get back some perspective on what real issues are.

    • Alden Doble
      Alden Doble 5 days ago +7

      @Elliott Wright I don't think you quite grasp the severity of what is actually happening. Sure our country might not be as hellish as what's going on in other countries around the world, but that's only because we were in a better position in the first place.

      The factor of failure relative, so it is not to be compared to others, but instead to be compared our own. The collective failure of other countries should be considered afterwards. Once you put all of the pieces together you can see it is society as a whole which is collapsing.

      Humanity's doom is much closer than most people are lead to beleive.

    • Elliott Wright
      Elliott Wright 5 days ago +2

      Come on, I mean I hate to sound harsh, but get a grip! I see it has already rightly been stated that we live in Britain at possibly it's safest, wealthiest, and most full of opportunity. Take a look at the swathes of corrupt and unethical countries who have put money over lives completely, prioritised government officials and dignitaries over the public for vaccinations or health treatment etc. God forbid you look outside of Covid at the current warzone Ukraine has become for millions of innocent civilians, the ongoing genocide being carried out by Mayanmar, mass arbitrary detention towards Muslims in China and masses of other crimes against humanity... gain some perspective for god's sake!
      A government office organised some outdoors, socially distanced drinks during lockdown. While not directly breaking rules, it was irresponsible - this you cannot deny. But Christ, the PM briefly wandering in to thank the government staff for all their work is far from cause to lose the ability to "construct a sentence to comprehend my level of despair". Utter drama queen.

    • Alden Doble
      Alden Doble 5 days ago +4

      @Jason I'm more upset about our political system as a whole - not just a particular party. Parliament has been rotten to the core for decades now, but Covid really helped shine the spotlight on just what horrors our "leaders" are capable of.

      Politicians are simply not equipped for a worldwide disaster, as dealing with it requires complete unity, which is something no politician wants or is capable of dealing with.

      When you see thousands of people grieving over lost family and friends (regardless of who they voted for), you really begin to grasp just how much our current democratic political system has well and truly failed us 😔

    • Jason
      Jason 5 days ago +1

      Looking at previous lifetimes this is easily one of the best. What bad bad behaviour, but it'd take a lot more than that for this to be one of the worse times to be alive. Don't get too down about a PM's hypocrisy, not worth the effort

  • scottsvxr
    scottsvxr 6 days ago +353

    This is actually more serious than the real PMQ😂🤣

  • Mad as a Hatter
    Mad as a Hatter 5 days ago +41

    I love it! Great animation. I didn't think it was possible for Boris to look more ridiculously stupid whilst lying through his teeth but I stand corrected.

  • mashey models
    mashey models 5 days ago +86

    The scary part to all this is that it feels like it happended yesterday.. But it was almost 2 years ago.. Everything that's happended in those 2 years and yet not at one point did it cross anyone's mind and it was brushed aside .. No chance that was the last time it happended

    • Robert Carvalho
      Robert Carvalho 5 days ago

      💯

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago +1

      It is suspected that the devil himself Dominic Cummings is behind all this, he has stated that he wants Boris out and Rishi in.

    • raspberry
      raspberry 5 days ago +1

      I mean they probably waited this long so it would hurt more, since it would’ve meant that they hid this for over a year and knew about their guilt.

    • frdrckcole
      frdrckcole 5 days ago +4

      @Karen Brown you're obviously one of the minority.

    • Karen Brown
      Karen Brown 5 days ago

      I agree mushy. Who cares wot Boris was doing 2 years ago. It's the mad leftist complaining about a nothing burger

  • Chris
    Chris 6 days ago +140

    To be fair, I've seen him stumble into a venue, play with a kids train set for 10 mins and leave without speaking to anyone and repeatedly get out a lift on the wrong floor so it wouldn't surprise me if he didn't realise he was at a party. I know the public think he's an idiot but the media do a pretty good job at making him seem smarter than he actually is. His stupidity is a borderline medical condition based on the granted few interactions I've had with him in the past.

    • Talk2 Birds
      Talk2 Birds 2 days ago

      His stupidity is a borderline medical condition.. omg. 😂🤝

    • Kon 2 3
      Kon 2 3 5 days ago +6

      whether Johnson is stupid or not , he's immoral & corrupt and should not be Governing the UK

      he made it to Lord Mayor , Prime Minister and got Lord Brownlow to pay for his flat refurb - he can't be that stupid

    • JT_ Hyperoptic
      JT_ Hyperoptic 5 days ago

      I’ve never laughed so much

    • stoobie94
      stoobie94 5 days ago +5

      @R. K. Were you aware of that fact, that the headmaster also wrote to his father? He complained that Boris was entitled, and refused to do any work. He was failing his exams, and wondered why he wasn't selected for leadership roles at school.

    • R. K.
      R. K. 5 days ago

      @John Smith Which institution provided him with a "minor scholarship"?

  • buecima
    buecima 2 days ago +1

    Seriously he must be telling the truth, but never the less, how we can trust a prime minister that is unable to discern a party from a work event?

  • Michiichi Gonzo
    Michiichi Gonzo 5 days ago +3

    This was well put together, had me in stitches. Subscribed my good sir!

  • Keith Williams
    Keith Williams 6 days ago +138

    He didn’t realise he was at a party? How drunk was he exactly at the time?

    • Charles Alasdair
      Charles Alasdair 19 hours ago

      @Keith Williams making accusations is the dark art of the masters Blair and Campbell.

      Prove that accusations first.

      It's like a return to the dark days of the early nineties spin. Except we can't afford it now and we know Labour don't have a clue.

      Starmer getting sloshed in a sweat box with cronies - that's ok.

      Sitting on your patio after work - crime.

      C'mon. No one cares

    • Keith Williams
      Keith Williams 19 hours ago

      @Charles Alasdair
      Making excuses is an art. Considering there was an email inviting all the participants from Boris’s office all your excuses melt away like ice cream.

    • Charles Alasdair
      Charles Alasdair 5 days ago

      @dragonfly6908 I saw them sitting on the side patio.

      This is where they live and work. Sitting in a communal garden for a fag or a snack wasn't banned at any stage.

      This was one month after the Cummings eye test scandal, so I don't think they would willfully break the rules.

      Incompetent? Yeah. Failure to have proper HR to create office policy? Yes.

      I don't think people remember that "essential workers" were all doing this. Whether it was the informal builders pubs, the hospital canteens and gardens - work only stopped for the lap top classes and retail.

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      The recent picture of Boris, Carrie and other staff in the grounds of number 10 at the works meeting showed tables with Wine (booze) and cheese.

    • Tony B
      Tony B 5 days ago +3

      No more drunk than usual.

  • Hao Cai
    Hao Cai 5 days ago +47

    You could mock him all you want, but the sad truth is, under the current political structure of UK, there’s nothing the public could do to un-PM him.

    • Lynette MacDonald
      Lynette MacDonald Day ago

      @dragonfly6908 Magic. Does it have a kitchen too?

    • Bxlly PC
      Bxlly PC 5 days ago +1

      @dragonfly6908 ???

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      @Lynette MacDonald He lives in Number 10 and it has a garden.

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      @Darren090909 He did not send the email.

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      @Bxlly PCI think you might mean Tony Blair. Sir Keir Starmer recently said that he thinks Tony Blair deserves his knighthood, disgusting.

  • Dorky Thorpy
    Dorky Thorpy 5 days ago +7

    I think for me I weigh this transgression against the disruption of my kids education. Seeing kids miss out on all of school experiences, and enduring months of social isolation. They are still missing out on big events. I feel very very sorry for kids who missed the extracurricular elements of their transitional years (end of GCSEs or A Levels); those are the best years of your life. Students at University too: They are paying £10,000 a year in tuition fees and are cut off from tutors, and receiving no face to face tuition. - These problems are first world problems, I am aware, but. . when I hear that rule makers are partying whilst the young are missing out on their formative years. A bit peeved, I am. I want Boris out.

    • Dorky Thorpy
      Dorky Thorpy 2 days ago

      @Papa Brejj LOL. Yeah GCSEs were a bit bleak. But the end of A-Levels and that summer of change were A1 formative for me. Hate to think anyone would miss out on that.

    • Papa Brejj
      Papa Brejj 4 days ago +3

      Don't disagree with you - but I bloody hope my gcse years aren't the best of my life.

  • smeechdog
    smeechdog 5 days ago +15

    This is amazing. You should always cartoonify parliament.

  • D0ctorF0ster
    D0ctorF0ster 5 days ago +35

    When something like this happens the public should have the power to vote on the leader of their country to be removed. Remember there are more of us than them we actually have the power we only lack the strength to stand together and do something about it. We are fingers on a hand when where closest together we make a fist strong when where open we work together in unison. But at the moment we aren’t either and it’s so sad.

    • goofy t n u c
      goofy t n u c 5 days ago

      They keep us fed, when that stops they'll probably be smart enough to escape the island. unit; then people will carry on going to work being productive unlike politicians

    • Dave Pike
      Dave Pike 5 days ago +1

      @Alden Doble That's the problem, we don't have a good democratic system. First past the post is antiquated and useless. If you live in an are that votes heavily one way, your vote is meaningless.

    • Alden Doble
      Alden Doble 5 days ago +5

      You've worded this perfectly. It's not just a particular party that has failed us - it's our entire democratic system. It has allowed cruel and evil people to take a controlling position of an entire country.

      This is a very very serious issue that I feel like people are finally waking up to. If this continues for much longer I fear the outcome will be of great peril 😞

    • Neil F
      Neil F 5 days ago

      It's called a general election. 'Lest we forget'

  • Ashik Mohammad
    Ashik Mohammad 5 days ago +6

    I can't stop laughing at the part where Bojo said, he was also furious when he was at the party. hahaha

  • Leigh Winspear
    Leigh Winspear 5 days ago +8

    The sad, rotten truth is, In these modern times and with all of our amassed global worries, the greatest threat to our country is for sure, our own Government.

  • Whisper&Tangle
    Whisper&Tangle 4 days ago +2

    I cried whilst laughing at the same time. Whenever i think about this i cant help it!

  • Carl HIRST
    Carl HIRST 5 days ago +5

    I need more of this animation! I prefer to watch this than the real cartoon of government.

  • dave8323
    dave8323 5 days ago +5

    The Times seemed quite supportive of the Conservative party and Johnson in 2019, as did its readers

    • Alex
      Alex 4 days ago

      Maybe Murdoch's decided to back a different horse. My money says it's Rishi.

  • Sam Weston
    Sam Weston 6 days ago +54

    BJ just stood up in front of the country and apologised, admitted he was at that event for 25 minutes and stated that mistakes had been made. What exactly are we waiting for Sue Gray to clarify at this stage? Party or no party that event has been proven already to have broken several of BJ’s Covid protocols.

    • Sam Weston
      Sam Weston 5 days ago

      @Tony B agreed

    • Tony B
      Tony B 5 days ago +3

      Actually, if you listen carefully to his words he is mostly apologising for the impression other people may have had while still maintaining that it was "technically" within the guidelines.
      It is a non-admission and a non-apology.

    • Ivett
      Ivett 5 days ago +1

      I would haaardly call this an apology. We can't just brush this off - he needs to resign; what else are we going to let him get away with??

    • Myla
      Myla 5 days ago +5

      She's there to get him off the hook?
      The report may conclude that the PM was not aware that any rules had been broken even though they were. And then some poor sap (the organiser of the party) will be blamed and lose his job.

    • Samuel
      Samuel 5 days ago +3

      He wants to know how much she knows before apologising for whatever she finds out

  • ez
    ez 6 days ago +33

    "there was no party. at all. and when i went into that party...." WHAT ?!!!!! 🤣

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      Parties according to the media and the devil himself Dominic Cummings.

    • ez
      ez 5 days ago

      @Eno 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 naughty school kid tryna make up a lie on the spot

    • Eno
      Eno 5 days ago +6

      He's-he's wrong. Uh... I-I-I I say to him - I say to him he is wrong... uh - he is wrong in what he said... in... in in... I - he said what he is wrong ins- ins-sai-he-wh-what he said is wrong

    • MrTuts4life
      MrTuts4life 5 days ago +4

      He didn’t say that, this is a very edited parody, watch the actual one on TheXvid

  • anna stracke
    anna stracke 6 days ago +147

    Brilliant, very talented and spot on.

  • rocky76dude
    rocky76dude 5 days ago +16

    I am sorry that you feel this way about this event ! We did not break the rules , but the gathering which I attended and did not know was a party should have been closed down despite it not breaking the rules . Confusion of a brain tired of its sociopathic drug using occupant

  • Helena Correia
    Helena Correia 5 days ago +8

    I just love these cartoons. Congratulations to the artist. The drawings are hillarious

  • Elds Rams
    Elds Rams 3 days ago

    As an aussie, i can say we see the same thing happen here. And there is no repercussion for any of their illegal and immoral actions.

  • Stefan Scudder
    Stefan Scudder 5 days ago +5

    I’m so surprised that people thought he would not behave like this.. the man has been a joke for many moons... two bob is an understatement....

  • S KH
    S KH 5 days ago +9

    Absolutely genius , take my hat off to whoever made this video....

  • dcoog anml
    dcoog anml 22 hours ago

    The Times seemed quite supportive of the Conservative party and Johnson in 2019, as did its readers

  • apollonia
    apollonia 5 days ago +5

    Can you imagine if this happened in America, Germany, France .....any country and such a vacuous apology were given by a head of Parliament.....the jokes and criticisms Boris would throw at them !
    Boris should resign.

  • The Big Original
    The Big Original 5 days ago +2

    Hilarious and witty animation! This is definitely news and not supposed to make me feel a certain way about something!

  • rubbercable
    rubbercable 5 days ago +9

    Boris : "it'd be best to make comments after the results of the investigation"
    Ministers : "we've been told to delete our phones before the investigators request to see it"

  • PengWin76
    PengWin76 5 days ago +3

    This is brilliant. Absolutely how it actually happened.

  • Retro Brothers
    Retro Brothers 5 days ago +1

    These animations are great. It actually shows just how farcical parliament is. I mean we all already know, this just highlights it even more.

  • Amber Gardiner
    Amber Gardiner 5 days ago +27

    One of my friends got hospitalised with COVID and we were told that she wouldn’t pull through. Thank god she did. What has happened to this government! This is disgraceful

    • SpamMullet
      SpamMullet 5 days ago +5

      This govenment was always like this, so 'what has happened' is that it's disgraceful business as usual.

  • MR. BLueITAChi
    MR. BLueITAChi 3 days ago +1

    whenever u feel politics are serious stuff , just watch the British parliament

  • Roger F
    Roger F 3 days ago

    If he does get removed from office, I’ve wondered if he would also not be allowed to even remain as an MP. He can always go back to journalism full time.

  • ElusiveOwl
    ElusiveOwl 5 days ago +1

    Love this animation even tho I’m not a political person but my god Boris his apology is not good enough to keep running as PM. He was probably even pissed as well on the debate 😂

  • CrystalTears234
    CrystalTears234 5 days ago +5

    Sadly, this is not an innaccurate representation of PMQ's.

  • Philip of England Uk
    Philip of England Uk 5 days ago +2

    If it was a business meeting can you ever imagine two thirds of the delegates not bothered to turn up!, Give me a break, only a politician could respond in this pathetic way.

  • Korkymac Mac
    Korkymac Mac 6 days ago +8

    Brilliant cartoon very well done, all spot on!

    • Daniel AL
      Daniel AL 5 days ago +1

      This cartoon is funny as hell

  • Candy Cat
    Candy Cat 3 days ago

    I can't stop watching this, it's the tie worn on his head with glass of wine in hand for me

  • -[ S O F F Y] 🥂T[A]P Me!! to Have [𝐒]𝐄𝐗 With

    My mum died alone with no proper funeral . Words cant express the pain and anger towards this government

  • -[S O F F Y] - Go To My ChanneI! L!VE NOW

    My mum died alone with no proper funeral . Words cant express the pain and anger towards this government

  • TheTwolesslives
    TheTwolesslives 6 days ago +31

    Comment is all well and good until we see The Times, the Sun, And the Daily Mail report properly on this then we will not see any change. This country really is run my Rupert Murdoch.

  • Hairy
    Hairy 5 days ago

    The party was so good it’s still being talked about to this day

  • Kripticz_TV
    Kripticz_TV 6 days ago +76

    Imagine trusting the government 😂 Turn off the tv and get on with life

    • Tucker Aylo
      Tucker Aylo 5 days ago

      @HyperShot12 you're wasting your time, they're a bunch of illiterate flat earth self taught 'scientists' that read dumbed down pseudoscience articles and think they're the enlightened ones.

    • Tucker Aylo
      Tucker Aylo 5 days ago

      @chico and some people are dumb, begging to be heard.

    • ANGRY KOBOLD
      ANGRY KOBOLD 6 days ago

      @callumnik117 hahahhah

    • chico
      chico 6 days ago

      @HyperShot12 You think voting is going to get us out of this mess? That's a funny one 🤣

    • callumnik117
      callumnik117 6 days ago +1

      @HyperShot12 mate, you may as well explain quantum physics to a chimp.

  • Balls In-holes
    Balls In-holes 6 days ago +12

    Bruh…..the fact that you’re a prime minister for The UK….on lockdown and you have a party?…..and you didn’t think people would record you?

  • NOJ
    NOJ 5 days ago +7

    It says a lot about The Times and Sunday Times readership that they need this turned into a cartoon to take it in. Also helps the Times editors hide all the edits they made to this piece.

  • Phil Mowatt
    Phil Mowatt 5 days ago

    This was brilliant! Absolutely hilarious.

  • Jwatson
    Jwatson 5 days ago +1

    "The best parties are the ones you can't remember" - hahaha

  • Myles high
    Myles high 5 days ago +30

    Can we all stop pretending that anyone is surprised in the slightest about any of this.

  • geraldine R
    geraldine R 4 days ago +2

    I dont except that apology at all. He put people on line during having party's to get fines thats not fair

  • Shakib Ali
    Shakib Ali 5 days ago

    I love these sort of cartoons it make me laugh my socks off!!

  • T.Kai
    T.Kai 6 days ago +11

    "There was no *PARTY* at all
    And when I went into that *PARTY* "

    Contradicting yourself there a bit BoJo???

    • Adrian Thoroughgood
      Adrian Thoroughgood 23 hours ago

      You realise he didn't actually say that right? This has been faked.

    • Westy
      Westy 5 days ago

      Yes, that is the point of the skit

  • A. R
    A. R 5 days ago +2

    Oh my days.. this is genius .. it would be sooo much funnier if it wasn't real life . As Keir said 'It's so ridiculous ' . 🙈🙈🙈

  • Marian Klein
    Marian Klein 5 days ago +5

    I am not a licensed clinical psychologist, but I have keen interest in mental health topics and I self-studied that a lot. The shameless lies and manipulation from BoJo suggests he must suffer from narcissist personality disorder or/and Anti-social personality disorder (sociopat , psychopat). The only that matters to him is staying in the power (he expressed desire to be a 'world king').

    • Wholly Profit
      Wholly Profit 5 days ago

      Ask your local pharma and they would say Boris is in point of fact just one of the many cow pats in that pasture, the one next to the barn full of flying monkeys.

  • Nick Williams
    Nick Williams 5 days ago +3

    Luckily I haven't taken any of their offered advice since day one but some have been much less fortunate. I have friends who lost family members whose last hours were spent among masked strangers in hospital or care homes. The worst of these by far being a 15 year old who became so scared by the constant drivel from experts on the tv, sadly took his own life. Found by his mother and 8 year old sister hanging from the loft hatch. They will never recover from that image or the loss of their family member. Yet these so called leaders of ours think it is funny to ignore their advice!!!!!!!!! They should never be allowed to hold office at any level ever again.

  • lesley owen
    lesley owen 3 days ago

    So Boris can’t tell the difference between work and a boozy party
    Explains a lot

  • SirPlank
    SirPlank 6 days ago +10

    This is legendary 🤣🤣

  • S Urquhart
    S Urquhart 5 days ago +1

    🤣👏🤣👏🤣👏🤣💯🤣💯....it's so bloody truthful! And BRILLIANTLY DONE! Please Sir, may we have some more...😁

  • David Short
    David Short 5 days ago

    Morten Morland, this is brilliant ! This should be a show!

  • Alistair Drennan
    Alistair Drennan 5 days ago

    "There was no party at all, and I when I went into that party..."

  • Grafix
    Grafix 5 days ago +2

    Nice way to put how the priminister acts
    Like the wine glass in his hand as he is speaking

  • G Man
    G Man 5 days ago

    "There was no party, and when I went to that party, and several others...."

  • christopher summerville

    “Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.”---Marshall McLuhan

  • Steven Howieson
    Steven Howieson 5 days ago +1

    I too had to watch my dad gradually fade away from outside the hospital where the hard working nurses managed to push his bed to the window. This was on the 3rd of June 2020 and not one of those nurses thought "We have been working hard lets go outside and discuss patients with a little drink."

    According to the email 100 people were invited to this party 30 turned up. At least 70 people had the good sense to think "there is no way I am having anything to do with this" unfortunately they dont seem to have spoken up then or now.

    • Steven Howieson
      Steven Howieson 5 days ago

      @dragonfly6908 I did not say that Boris sent any emails that was obvious in my post. Also nothing alleged about the party Boris said he was there. I cannot fathom how anyone can condone his and his governments behaviour.

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago +1

      Boris did not send the email inviting people to an alleged party.

  • Happy Dace
    Happy Dace 6 days ago +32

    I honestly don't think this should be made light of . The seriousness of his what could prove to be criminal activities should not be undermined in any way by humour . He did enough stupid grinning himself when first questioned . Disgraceful behaviour .

    • Happy Dace
      Happy Dace 5 days ago

      @zivkovicable do you really think this would upset Boris and his cronies ? If so , you are deluded my friend . The whole lot of them have very clearly demonstrated that the only thing that interests them is themselves !

    • zivkovicable
      zivkovicable 5 days ago +2

      @Happy Dace Satire is a powerful weapon against the abuse of power & is not only justified, it should be applauded. Despots hate being laughed at as it erodes their power.

    • Happy Dace
      Happy Dace 6 days ago

      @megalenzby xx I can understand that but this , above all else , is certainly not a laughing matter .

    • Glenn Diamond
      Glenn Diamond 6 days ago +1

      @Zero Wilde either that or everyone who has been fined should get their money back.

    • megalenzby xx
      megalenzby xx 6 days ago

      People are just trying to find anything to laugh about when everything is so depressing right now

  • Amanda B
    Amanda B 5 days ago +2

    All those people who stuck to the rules, those who lost loved ones ,those who worked hard in hospitals,carehomes, and all the frontline workers ,the people who lost businesses or jobs. Boris Johnson should be ashamed of himself, also all the young and old people who helped with fundraising and kept people's morale up,alongside radio and tv programmes, he should and his cronies could do to resign!! Tho who would want to take his job on?????

    • dragonfly6908
      dragonfly6908 5 days ago

      There are 100 rooms in The Houses of Parliament, is Boris supposed to be running from room to room searching for staff having parties?.

  • MMD Cømpåny Recøn! 公式

    1:04 when your trying to tell your mum that you didn’t break her favourite vase and that dads lying. But you know your gonna get a beating

  • Belal Miah
    Belal Miah 5 days ago

    Boris: I was also furious.
    Me: Your furious because you got caught for having a lockdown party.

  • DBlokes Guff
    DBlokes Guff 6 days ago +7

    TBH if I went to one of his parties id probably want to forget as well, the music, drinks and banter would be crap

  • No Thanks123
    No Thanks123 3 days ago

    Covid or not, I don't think it's right for our countries leaders to be partying anyway. They have been given such a huge responsibility; save the partying for when you leave office.

  • Andrea Dalton
    Andrea Dalton 5 days ago

    LOVE this animation, no further explanation needed!!!!

  • Vickielindstrander
    Vickielindstrander 2 days ago

    As a measure against the Infection, this crowded parliament is much more dangerous than the outdoor party.

  • Mr Wood
    Mr Wood 5 days ago +1

    Yes boris is to blame but he wasn’t the only one at the party, everyone who attended should be named shamed and removed from their position in government

  • Lambo
    Lambo 5 days ago

    Truly beautiful take on current affairs. 👏👏👏

  • James Wilbraham
    James Wilbraham 3 days ago

    I can imagine the shitstorm had the SNP been caught doing this. 🙁 The Tories would have been calling for heads to roll.

  • ben monahan
    ben monahan 5 days ago

    "there was no party at all, and when i went into that party"

  • 808 Music
    808 Music 3 days ago

    Unfortunately this event only screened in animation. Imagine if he were to act un responsible in the cabin?? The outcome will be disastrous. Throw him to the wolves. 😡

  • iMikaéel Trio
    iMikaéel Trio 5 days ago +1

    These animations are amazing keep up the good work

  • Power Equinox
    Power Equinox 6 days ago +4

    Jolly good satire! Now that’s how it’s done

  • Jon Smith
    Jon Smith 5 days ago

    Boris got confused, he thought leading the Conservative Party meant to lead all the parties in the garden at number 10 Downing Street. Poor guy, give him a break.

  • HPoyo
    HPoyo 5 days ago +3

    The artist of these cartoons deserves a payrise

  • Angela Dibble
    Angela Dibble 4 days ago

    Brilliant artwork and animation of this mess of a government.

  • Midnighter
    Midnighter 5 days ago

    He might as well have said "I am sorry that you all feel so hateful towards me."

    He's an absolute disgrace

  • Pyromaniac 22
    Pyromaniac 22 5 days ago

    0:46 that person in the background taking his mask off to cough is too real, man. Talk about attention to detail

  • pau Fer
    pau Fer 5 days ago +15

    same in every country, elites had parties during lockdown, but breaking rules is only trashy if you are not rich