Boris: “It Would Be a Wonderful Thing” to Be Tory Leader

Boris almost managed to get through this textbook Kay Burley grilling without saying he wanted to be PM. Almost:

“In the dim, distant future obviously it would be a wonderful thing to be thought to be in a position to be considered for such an honour”

It’s “if the ball came loose from the back of the scrum” II.

He did at least manage to describe Miliband and Balls as the “Thelma and Louise of British politics, though considerably less attractive or dynamic than either Thelma or Louise”.

Sadly he saved his Hamlet for the BBC.

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John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’


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