Why are we so obsessed with that Handforth Parish Council meeting?

Jackie Weaver exercising her authority to kick shouty men out of the meeting. Photo: Steven Morgan/YouTube

“It’s like watching an episode of a British remake of Parks and Rec,” I tweeted last night while streaming the now-infamous Handforth Parish Council meeting. If you haven’t seen it — and you really should — here’s a recap: two parish councillors called a meeting via Zoom, but other councillors were quite cross about this and shouted down the clerk, a woman called Jackie…