Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Citizenship||United Kingdom, United States|
|Alma mater||Balliol College (Oxford)|
|Member of||Bullingdon Club|
Boris Johnson is an establishment politician and member of the Bullingdon Club. He was the leading contender to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister by the time of the Conservative party conference in October 2016.
- While the Brexit campaign can be seen as an orgy of opportunism for Boris Johnson, he seems the most likely to succeed in the race for the ‘top prize’. This is how the media have been framing the political debate for months.
- Good luck to him, he will inherit a disunited kingdom, with immigration centre-stage, an ongoing austerity agenda, a pile of debt presided over by George Osborne, and a shambles of international relations not seen since Suez. His party is bitter and divided and he faces a constitutional crisis on two fronts.
- Yesterday Cathal Foley wrote that Brexit could lead to a United Ireland, an Independent Scotland, and a Little England. This morning that looks more likely than ever.
|Suffer the little children||Article||12 November 2012||Susie Boniface||Nine years ago the BBC was at the centre of another frenzy when it similarly accused the government of misleading the public. Only then it wasn't child abuse, it was starting a war after publicly stating our enemy could launch chemical weapons within 45 minutes of the order being given.|
|Theresa May pushing for UK intervention in Syria following Manchester attack||Article||25 May 2017||Whitney Webb||Jeremy Corbyn Says What We All Knew: The War On Terror Isn’t Working|
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