How conspiracist David Icke ‘confused’ Gareth Cliff
By hosting conspiracy theorist David Icke and giving misinformation a platform on his TV show, Gareth Cliff shows himself happy to privilege ‘likes’ over lives
Perhaps the funniest part of Gareth Cliff’s new show on eNCA is the backdrop of fake encyclopaedias that some rebellious wag has chosen for set design. If you wanted a metaphor for the shallowness of the show’s intellectual rigour, you’d be hard pressed to find one better. And even more deliciously, on the episode I watched, the words on the encyclopaedias appeared to be reversed, highlighting the fundamental fakery.
The show’s title is also pretty funny. So What Now? could be the mating cry of the entitled citizen, forever demanding reassurance and whining about wanting things...
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