Bewitched, baffled voters could bless bullish Boris

The electorate are relishing Boris Johnson’s ‘bish-bash-bosh’ approach and look set to give the most right-wing Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher the thumping majority he needs in a general election

20th October, 2019

Boris Johnson remains the favourite to win a British general election, as he has done since he took office in Number 10 a mere 12 weeks ago. Opinion polls have not deviated. Voters remain in thrall to a politician who baffles and bewitches them by turns. They know he is like no other leader and seem prepared to back him largely on that basis.

These last few days have shown precisely how different a political animal he...

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