It’s not hard to imagine the outrage, the firings, the sponsorship withdrawals and the endless crawly apologies if something like this
hit TV screens today.

[...] Consider this slap-stick interview with David McPhail acting as
Winston Peters, called “Ask the Bastard.”
Comedian Jon Gadsby opens with: “Good evening and welcome to Ask the Bastard - and never has this programme had a more appropriate guest . . .