Boris Johnson is not a British Trump – be careful not to make him into one

If there are two facts about Boris Johnson that are true, one is that he is a clever man and the other is that his only interest is his own self-promotion.

He made headlines yet again this week by refusing to apologise for alleged Islamophobic comments he made in his column¬†in The Telegraph. He is clever because there is nothing in his carefully-written piece that amounts to Islamophobia, even the now-infamous letter boxes and bank robber lines. Continue reading “Boris Johnson is not a British Trump – be careful not to make him into one”