Posted in: Tattle, World

Trust me, I’m Mr Fun: Boris Johnson loosens England’s lockdown | John Crace

Cheerer-Upper in Chief is hazy on details of new coronavirus rules but stands firm on awkward questions – by ending daily briefings

  • Coronavirus – latest updates
  • See all our coronavirus coverage

This was Boris Johnson’s ideal day out in the Commons.

For someone whose whole life seems to have been spent trying to explain his way out of awkward situations, the prime minister is notably averse to confrontation and passing on bad news. He is the country’s Mr Fun. The Cheerer-Upper in Chief. The Mr Motivator who lets the good times roll.

Back to Top