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This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

I’m here this week with the refreshing news that Britain’s prime minister is just as dodgy as we’ve always suspected he might be. Floppy haired and charming he may appear, but Boris Johnson is once again facing the ire of a nation.

This is hardly the first time he’s irritated the public. He stretched the truth about bendy bananas during the Brexit fiasco (I wish I was joking that the shape of fruit dictated the future of a nation); he tried to close down Parliament to stop them making decisions before they made one he didn’t like.

He literally hid from a reporter in a fridge when he didn’t wan...

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