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Don’t be ridiculous. That’s the problem with getting all your news via the “filter bubble” of Twitter. Great article by Johnson today. One great advantage of no longer being in the Cabinet is it frees you from political correctness.
Call me old-fashioned, but I read it in the paper. Even Evan Davis had to begin the segment on this with, "What if Jeremy Corbyn had said something like this about Orthodox Jews?" Johnson is not only unlikely to contest the seat that he has turned into a marginal, but he will be unemployable as any kind of serious journalist well before then. Today was the day when that became inevitable.And yes, he really might lose the whip. No one would go with him.
“Boris Johnson is of course known for language that can be colourful but often becomes highly controversial,” said political correspondent Alex Forsyth on Newsnight. Interesting that he used obituary speak as if Johnson were dead. Politically he is. “Fun-loving” in obituaries means “alcoholic”, “He never married” means “gay” or it used to, and this means “massive racist”.
"He never married." I haven't heard that one in years. It was always the final paragraph, all on its own."He was known for language that could be colourful, but which often became highly controversial." Not as catchy, but even so.