He has the popular touch despite being a really smart toff. He was mayor of London for 8 years despite London being a Labour stronhold. He is credited for BSing enough voters so that Brexit happened.
“I am genuinely worried that he could become president,” he said. “I was in New York and some photographers were trying to take a picture of me, and a girl walked down the pavement towards me and she stopped and she said, ‘Gee is that Trump?’ It was one of the worst moments.”
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson earlier this yr.
He has form insulting Trump. Last year when he was mayor London (his term of office ended in May this year.
— he suggested that Mr Trump had been “out of his mind” for suggesting a ban on Muslims entering the US; and
— He also told off Trump last December when the latter claimed that parts of London are “so radicalised the police are afraid for their own lives”.
He replied that Trump’s “ill-informed” comment was “complete and utter nonsense”, adding that crime was falling in both London and New York.
“The only reason I wouldn’t go to parts of New York is the very real risk of meeting Donald Trump,” Johnson said.
But he’s right to insist the UK and Europe should be optimistic about the future following Mr Trump’s victory.
Mr Johnson said: “I would respectfully say to my beloved European friends and colleagues that it’s time that we snapped out of the general doom and gloom about the result of this election and collective ‘whinge-o-rama’ that seems to be going on in some places.”