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Cassetteboy take aim at Boris Johnson and Partygate with their latest hilarious remix

Satirical songsmiths Cassetteboy are back with a new video using Boris Johnson's words against him over Partygate. Strap yourselves in.

Cassetteboy has remixed Boris Johnson's words to the tune of Rage Against The Machine. Image: Cassetteboy

We’ve had the memes, the jokes and the spoofs about Partygate, but now the masters have arrived. Yes, Cassetteboy have released a new video remixing Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s own words to talk about the ongoing scandal of parties at Downing Street, and they do not disappoint.

Set to the tune of Rage Against The Machine’s ‘Killing In The Name’, the video covers the notorious “wine and cheese” event that got press secretary Allegra Stratton sacked, the suitcase of booze dragged along Whitehall, the Met Police’s refusal to investigate and more, combined with animations from collage artist Cold War Steve.

“As you comply, I socialise, with cheese and wine and forty guys,” says Johnson in the video, each word taken from a different speech and edited together. “From ‘next slide please’ to wine and cheese, the rules, you see, don’t apply to me.”

Johnson is coming under increasing and sustained pressure to resign — from his own party as well as the opposition — after weeks of stories have revealed a culture of drinking and partying in Downing Street and across government while the rest of the country was in lockdown.

It can be hard to keep on top of all of the revelations, what with there being so many, so here’s a list of them – or the ones we know about anyway.

Cassetteboy are a secretive duo who have been making satirical remixes and videos for more than a decade, chopping up speeches and press conferences from high profile politicians to satirical and hilarious effect.

Previous targets include Donald Trump after he lost the 2020 US Presidential election, Theresa May in the weeks after she lost the Conservative Party majority at the 2017 election, a string of David Cameron speeches and even Gordon Brown back in 2008.

Watch the latest masterpiece and read the lyrics below.

The full lyrics:

Now you do what I tell you

As you comply, I socialise
With cheese and wine and forty guys
From “next slide please” to wine and cheese
The rules, you see, don’t apply to me

If I get caught I won’t repent
I’ll lie and say “it was a work event”

So buy some booze
Fill up a suitcase
Never mind the news
Let’s get shitfaced

Some of those on stand by
Are the same that turn blind eyes

Metropolitan Police forces
Are never going to enforce this

It’s one law for the bosses
And another for the masses

And if you think I should be in the nick
You can suck my Cressida Dick

And you do what I tell you
And you do what I tell you
And you do what I tell you
And you do what I tell you

Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I do whatever I want to

Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I don’t do what I tell you
Fuck you, I do what I want to

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