Bumbling Boris dispenses masterclass on how to be popular
Published 11/08/2014 | 02:30
It is an acknowledged fact in the canon of British politics that the most popular and electable politician in the realm is Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson.
Boris, Mayor of London, is especially liked by younger voters.
And so, when he announced last Thursday that he intended to seek a safe Tory seat to re-enter the House of Commons, it was rightly taken to be a signal that he is pitching to become the next chief resident of Number 10, Downing Street.