Tag Archives | Boris Johnson

Boris and the blackmailers, Sammy and the highwaymen

Hands up if you admire Boris Johnson? Right – me neither. His efforts to morph himself, in girth and gait, into a latter-day Churchill, is embarrassing. On the other hand, he is a very clever politician, and knows how to get full public attention in a short sentence. His latest one is “We have opened […]

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Always look on the bright side of BREXIT

  Here’s a little paradox to cheer you up this crisis-loaded Monday: July and August used to be known in political circles as the silly season. This Summer, can you think of a description  further from the truth? And at the same time, can you think of a description nearer to the truth. Let’s talk  about that […]

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Nicola Sturgeon: all set to spoil the BREXIT party?

Where’s the euphoria? Are Boris Johnson and Michael Grove doing leps and yips inside but showing the world their sober face, in case people might see them as power-hungry fanatics gloating in victory? Or are they in fact genuinely a bit scared at the monster they’ve created, which threatens to run havoc through Britain, including […]

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Dog catches EU truck: now what?

  It feels like January 1933. That’s when Hitler was appointed German Chancellor and the road to his becoming a dictator was officially opened. I know that we can pluck a number of positives from last night’s referendumt rubble, but right now I feel as if I’ve been kicked in the stomach by a horse. Stop and […]

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