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Editorial: Boris Johnson’s eleventh hour push brings him to the edge

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Photo: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

They say the hardest tumble a man can take is to fall over his own bluff.

We must hope for the future of these islands and relationships with the EU that British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, is at least as familiar with the downside of pushing too hard in pursuit of his promised vision of “sunny uplands” for post-Brexit Britain, as he is with its opaque benefits.


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