Who is Boris Johnson?

To state that Britain is in a state of flux is not an understatement. It is a reality. Quiescent Britain troubled trouble and now trouble is troubling them.
We can only be isolating ourselves if we are indifferent to all that is happening in that embattled country at this point in time.Theresa May has handed over the baton to Boris Johnson after failing to agree on Brexit.
I have felt compelled to shed a ray of light on Boris owing to the fact that Britain is our mother country.Not only that.She has not abandoned us as a motherless child. She cares. How about the British Council, the Commonwealth, RSLAF, DFID, etc? You remember who were responsible partly for ending our 11-year civil war when it did?
Here is an insider’s take on Boris Johnson before he took the hot seat:
To many he represents a certain kind of vanishing English merriment John Bull. What are the main criticisms leveled against him? That he is a liar, a philosopher, a reckless stirrer, a man of unrestrained egotisim. All this is true. But these are not the most important reason he shouldn’t make it into No.10.What really matters is what Johnson lacks: ideas, political purpose, a reason for seeking high office beyond personal ambition.
Once he has achieved high office, Johnson achieves little with it. As London Mayor many of his ‘’finest hours’’ were piggy-backing on the legacy left by his predecessor Ken Livingstone.The London Olympics? Livingstone won the bid. The bike scheme? Livingstone’s idea. Crossrail? Livingstone secured the funding. Johnson tried to claim credit for delivering a lot of affordable housing–but this was only possible because of a deal Livingstone had done with the Labour government.
What did Johnson really do to transform the capital? What original ideas did he have?There is the ludicrous obsession with building an airport in the Thames estuary–a cable car that has few regular passengers’ vast,ugly sculpture in the Olympic park-monument to pointless monuments. The record of his eight years leadership is curiously slim.
It was a similar story in the foreign office. Johnson was thrilled to inhabit ‘’an office so vast that you comfortably fit two squash courts ‘’ in it but the size of his ambitions were somewhat smaller. Under his leadership the Foreign Office was a policy vacuum.
Conservative MP’s and activists who choose our next Prime Minister might like Johnson personally but the adage that it is empty vessels that make the most noise. After years of zombie government another prime minister without vision and without ideas is the last thing we need.

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