Great Political Myths

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

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1/3. Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

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1/3. Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

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Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

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What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants.

And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

2007070820070711

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

3/3.

What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants.

And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

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3/3.

What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants.

And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

2007071120070715

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

3/3. What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants. And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status.

3/3.

What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants.

And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

3/3. What can you do when your carefully-crafted public persona is ruined by a myth perpetrated by a satirist with a rubber puppet or a cartoonist with an evil pen?

Simon speaks to the victims and their assailants. And he investigates one of the biggest unresolved mysteries of our time - did John Major really did tuck his shirt into his underpants?

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Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status (1/3).

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Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through the jungle of political mythology, dispelling popular rumours which have assumed factual status (1/3).

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This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3.

022007070420070708

This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3.

022007070420140109

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

022007070420140109

Simon Hoggart continues to explode some of the most famous examples of political mythology.

2/3. This week's selection fits under the heading 'I never said that!' They include Gordon Brown and the Arctic Monkeys, David Cameron and hoodie-hugging, as well as Peter Mandelson and a dish of mushy peas.

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