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Fintan O’Toole: Boris Johnson has stopped being funny

Fintan O’Toole: Boris Johnson has stopped being funny
15 Sep
7:49

As Winston Churchill did not say, never in the field of human conflict has so much harm been done to so many by a mere chancer. Never has a great democracy’s fate hung on so fatuous a figure.

Boris Johnson is not fundamentally malign. And he is certainly no mastermind, evil or otherwise. He is just deeply unserious, a manchild whose public life has been no more continent than his private life. He acts on impulse, pursuing his own pleasures and ambitions. He understands the world as a kid understands a sweetshop – a store of possibilities for immediate self-gratification.

Source: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/fintan-o-toole-boris-johnson-has-stopped-being-funny-1.3626888

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