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Letters: Boris Johnson might be the leader we need

18 June 2022

9:00 AM

18 June 2022

9:00 AM

The leader we need?

Sir: Matthew Parris excoriates Boris Johnson for administrative incompetence, mendacity, personal immorality and utter lack of political vision (‘I told you so’, 11 June). Mr Johnson may have multiple personal failings, but surely it is obvious that we live in times which call not for a leader with lofty political vision, but for one who can react instinctively and reasonably competently to exogenous events.

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