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Bombs, Bats and Boris Johnson

Argus title : Bombs will not destroy Britishness

In common with most of the population of Britain, I like the M.P. Boris Johnson and his apparently bumbling self deprecation and wit. I don’t believe I’ve ever heard him say anything personally nasty about anyone else.
He told a story against himself in the Daily Telegraph the other day, describing how he’d watched his daughter play Queen Victoria in a primary school play about the Crimean War. He’d watched her proudly, but with an increasing sense of frustrated superiority as she pinned medals on the chests, not just of Florence Nightingale, but also Mary Seacole. Continue reading