It is really not just the so-called partygate revelations about government workforce boozing at No. 10 Downing St. during COVID-19 lockdowns that has taken the shine off of Johnson’s political star.
- Boris Johnson gained a no-self confidence vote in his premiership. How long can he stay in power?
- The move to oust Britain’s chief arrived from lawmaker furious over so-termed partygate revelations.
- Johnson has extensive courted celebratory, maverick standing and performed to the gallery.
LONDON – In 2012, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was left dangling on a zip wire when it stopped doing work in the course of the Summer season Olympics in London.
It offers an apt analogy for Johnson’s latest political predicament. He has extensive been equipped to defy the legislation of political gravity, a clown-king who routinely disguises perceived ethical failings and outright falsehoods in soaring Churchill-esque speeches laced with elaborate Latin flourishes.