It is important to note, however, that the entire British establishment — including almost all of the media — was violently opposed to Brexit and would never forgive Johnson for his role in bringing it about. It would be an understatement to say these groups were looking for opportunities to undermine his prime ministership and it is doubtful that they would have been looking so closely if someone else had been in that post.
It is interesting that Johnson is continually described in a hostile press, even in Australia, as a populist — this now being a term of abuse — when all he did was to act on a popular vote of the electorate. …
His sense of humor was how we knew he wasn’t woke:
It is likely that Johnson’s flamboyant character would always make him a figure of controversy. Not to mention his sense of humour, which is something that seems to have gone out of public life in recent times.