Boris the Johnson

Boris the Johnson, by David Sergeant.

Among the morally bankrupt commentariat, the antics of ‘Bonking Boris’ are a source of some amusement. But are Boris’s four affairs really so funny? The hurt done to those that loved him. The two unborn children aborted. …

His current girlfriend, former director of comms at Conservative Campaign Headquarters, Carrie Symonds has quickly become a figurehead for social liberals — a postmaterialist ecowarrior, more concerned with saving turtles in the Bahamas than working-class jobs in Great Britain. One suspects Johnson’s decision to go vegan will not mark the end of Symond’s influence. …

His image as a loveable rouge is intricately crafted to conceal cold calculation … Even his staunchest supporters would not dispute that Boris is willing to alter his politics for personal advantage. …

Brexit:

Nothing illustrates Johnson’s duplicity better than the unpublished article, authored just two days before announcing his decision to campaign for Brexit, in which he argues passionately in favour of remaining in the EU.

The truth is Boris never wanted Brexit. He expected a narrow defeat, after which he could make his pitch as the unity candidate to a disappointed, Eurosceptic membership. That’s why, in contrast to the raw, passionate jubilation of Nigel Farage, Johnson responded to our historic triumph with glum dejection.

Should we really be surprised? This is a man who was raised in Brussels. His father was a Eurocrat, his sister an unsuccessful candidate for EU fanatics, ‘Change UK’ and his Tory MP brother a vocal supporter of a second referendum. …

The case against Johnson:

Reiterating his credentials as the ‘most pro-immigration politician in Britain’, Boris once joked that his only allies were the Green Party. Describing immigration as ‘a wonderful thing’, he pushed amnesty for illegal migrants, whilst chastising those ‘foolish’ enough to oppose Turkey’s entry to the EU. …

Anyone naïve enough to believe Boris is an ally in the battle for Western Civilisation should reflect on his own words: ‘Are we really saying about ourselves and about Europe that it is for ever coterminous with nothing but Christendom? Well, try going to Bradford and saying that’. …

Boris Johnson has lived in a bubble of immense privilege from the moment of his birth in Manhattan. Surely we can do better than yet another multimillionaire, Etonian, Oxbridge, Bullingdon Club boy from a family dynasty that makes the crooked Clintons look like the personification of meritocracy. …

The truth is simple. Boris Johnson isn’t a conservative. He isn’t a man of the people or the champion of grassroots. He’s an internationalist, establishment elite who will say or do anything for personal advantage. Sure, for now that might mean members like what we hear, but let there be no doubt — once elected — Johnson would turn on us in an instant.

Alistair Pope:

Apart from the fact that he deliberately has a permanently bad hair day (to show he is one of the common proles) I particularly noted that he was outlandish in his support for both sides of many issues.

During the 1848 Paris Commune Riots, Talleyrand was reported to have looked down on the fighting from his window and announced to his servant: “I see our side is winning.” The servant looked at the chaos below and asked: “Which side are we on?”, to which Talleyrand answered: “I’ll tell you tomorrow when the battle is over …”

That’s Boris, the ultimate undercover, Orwellian ‘Nowhere Man”. He will say and do whatever is necessary to promote Boris, though his success in doing so depends on the electorate having the memory span of a goldfish, so there is certainly a huge danger they will vote for him to be the next failed PM.

If he does succeed in becoming PM, his term will be short-lived as the Conservatives-in-Name-Only will be wiped out by the BREXITEERS at the next General Election due in 2021.

Unfortunately, the damage will be done, and like our failed politicians, Boris will move to the UN, the EU, or 2IC of North Korea … Wherever he can make money and have power (though not electric power).