The hybrid Boris Johnson
How is it that the likeable Boris Johnson has become such a hate-figure? The British Left of course reserves a special fury for Tories who went to Eton and Oxford; it caricatures him, on flimsy evidence, as a reactionary, a racist and homophobe. Then there are the Remainers who hate him for backing Brexit.
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