Tuesday August 4, 2020

Johnson, Sturgeon and the rise of political 'stunts'

We will all need to have our stunt antenna in good working order from now on. They’re not that easy to spot

30th May, 2019
Boris Johnson faces allegations of misconduct in public office. Pic: Getty

We’re done with fake news, apparently. We’ve moved on to political stunts, so buckle up and prepare for a bumpy ride. Stunts are taking over mainstream political activity, and we will all need to have our stunt antenna in good working order from now on. They’re not that easy to spot.

This week, Conservative favourite for the top job of PM, Boris Johnson, finds himself suddenly in the middle...

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