Friday January 24, 2020

The Boris Johnson Show must go on, but how?

Britain’s new prime minister has always known how to play the media to further his career. But who will he ridicule and rile now that he’s the one in power?

4th August, 2019

‘There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” declared PT Barnum, the American showman and circus owner. Boris Johnson, the English showman and now master of the three-ring parliamentary circus, would probably agree. The difference is, of course, that the former had a troupe of acrobats and elephants whereas the latter possesses Trident nuclear missiles and a troupe of bickering MPs.

Barnum, a self-declared showman, never missed a chance to promote himself...

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