Friday 18 August 2017

Bumbling Boris dispenses masterclass on how to be popular

London's mayor Boris Johnson has been described as a clown and an entertainer
London's mayor Boris Johnson has been described as a clown and an entertainer
Mary Kenny

Mary Kenny

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.

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