James Kirkup James Kirkup

History won’t look kindly on Boris

And that's what will sting most

‘Them’s the breaks’. Those three words speak volumes about Boris Johnson’s ability, his character and his fears.

The words show Johnson retains the talents that made him a successful columnist. I know a lot of people don’t like this, but he was a good columnist, in the sense that he consistently said things that people were interested in hearing and talking about.

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