Friday June 5, 2020

Leo, Boris and that fateful walk

We don’t yet know if the Taoiseach’s private chat with Johnson will lead to a deal or a disaster

13th October, 2019
British prime minister Boris Johnson and Jennifer Arcuri, who says she gave him ‘technology lessons’ in her flat, but did not receive help from him in winning government grants Pic: Getty

Boris Johnson is a known liar who can rarely be trusted. The British prime minister’s track record across his time in media and politics is well established in that regard. His behaviour since he took office has not indicated any change; in addition to being deceptive, he has shown a willingness to bully too.

Yet many people like him and fall for his bluff and bluster, his seductive abilities in one-on-one situations being...

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