Defence Secretary Michael Fallon appeared on Newsnight last night to discuss the Tories’ manifesto. Just as John Humphrys pushed Chancellor Philip Hammond into a meltdown on Radio 4 earlier this week, Evan Davis must have been eating his spinach, because he calmly and persistently exposed Fallon’s absolute vacuousness and the Tories’ laziness, incompetence and hypocrisy in putting out a shoddy and completely uncosted manifesto.
Just a couple of days after creating a barrage of fake news to attack a fictitious ‘black hole‘ in Labour’s fully-costed and financially-literate manifesto. You can view the full interview on BBC iPlayer here, but below is a 4-minute highlight video with ‘subtitles’ that lays Fallon’s meltdown – the second since just last weekend – bare:
Fallon’s ramblings on the Tories supposed industrial ‘strategy’, which you can see on the full iPlayer version, were if anything even more patently embarrassing. His performance was
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