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I've seen C4's Brexit: An Uncivil War...& it's a brilliant, compelling drama. James Graham, the writer, captures the campaign's dark toxic heart & Cumberbatch delivers a stand-out performance. But it also whitewashes the deeply serious criminal offences we know were committed..
It's on tonight at 9pm & it's a must-watch. But @ObserverUK & many others (@DamianCollins @chrisinsilico @shahmiruk @AdamRamsay @PeterKGeoghegan @maryftz @JolyonMaugham @EmmaLBriant @Channel4News @brexitsham @tomwatson @peterjukes) are still struggling to try & expose the truth..
.@mrJamesGraham, the writer, hopes it will start a national conversation. I hope so too. Which is why I - & others - will be trying to livetweet the issues it raises, and offences it obscures, in real time...
This is the CEO of Vote Leave. He bears ultimate responsibility for its criminal behaviour. He thinks it's "fun"
It begins!
It's great. And you'll love it. But we desperately need a public inquiry to fill in the gaps. The known unknowns. And the unknown unknowns...

Factcheck 1: This scene never happened. In fact, it's the *opposite* of what happened. Dom Cummings has refused to give evidence to parliament. Refused to answer questions. Is in contempt of parliament, the highest authority in the land.
.@mrJamesGraham told me he invented this scene to satisfy a desire to have Cummings answer our questions. But he hasn't. And it's important to know this right from the start. This is man who has lied & obfuscated and ignored the sovereignty of parliament.
Enter @Arron_banks. With a tin of canned lager. Factcheck 2: this drama is based on @ShippersUnbound's book & is focussed on the viewpoint of the Vote Leave campaign. Banks & co are "right wing thugs". Which is neither fair nor accurate & is potentially problematic...
Yes. @arron_banks. Can you believe this? I'm actually sticking up for you. Because I think it's vital we don't diminish the importance of your campaign. (& why we need to know the true source of your £££, what you did with data & the extent of your involvement with Russian govt)
Fact check 3! That manor house that @arron_banks is in? The one where he throws party for Farage? It's a conference centre. He doesn't live there. And there's a mortgage on it. He lives in a converted barn down the road. Where *did* that money come from?
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