Shades of Comical Ali about Johnson's Irish visit

You have to admire Johnson's ability to walk into a press conference in Dublin and confidently proclaim he is happy with how things are progressing and with how little time he has left to reach a resolution

9th September, 2019
British PM Boris Johnson with Leo Varadkar at Government Buildings. Pic: RollingNews.ie

But it was strict protocol when it came to the display of the distinctive blue and red British flag on the steps of the building itself.

There was the Irish flag, the EU flag and then the Union Jack. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was not going to be thrown off the EU-27 agreed Brexit strategy, which has held ever since the Brexit referendum three years ago.

The same came for the names. Varadkar kept describing Johnson...

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