Boris Johnson: Great Britain’s audacious and unapologetic new Foreign Secretary

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By Marielena Montesino de Stuart

Get to know Boris Johnson… no regrets, no apologies

Boris Johnson is one of those unforgettable historic figures who makes it easy for those of us who follow and write about politics: there is little need for additional commentary. And by this I mean that Boris has a way of not leaving a single stone unturned.

From the New York Times article titled, “An Unapologetic Boris Johnson, Diplomat, Meets the Press” (July 19, 2016):

For a diplomat, Mr. Johnson has an unusually lengthy list of impolitic remarks in his past. Besides insulting Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton, he has suggested that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey had sex with a goat, and compared President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia to Dobby the House Elf from the ‘Harry Potter’ series.”

On Hillary Clinton (excerpt from The Telegraph, November 1, 2007):

“She’s got dyed blonde hair and pouty lips, and a steely blue stare, like a sadistic nurse in a mental hospital…”

On Barack Obama and the removal of Winston Churchill’s bust from the Oval Office (excerpt from The Sun, April 22, 2016):

“Some said it was a snub to Britain. Some said it was a symbol of the part-Kenyan President’s ancestral dislike of the British empire – of which Churchill had been such a fervent defender.”

Here is Boris Johnson at a press conference with John Kerry (ITV News-Independent News Service, London):

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Someone has to say the truth…
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These politicians may have their imperfections, but because of them, environmentalists and globalists socialists are not happy today.

By Marielena Montesino de Stuart

UK's Prime Minister Theresa May
UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May
One of Theresa May’s first acts as the new Prime Minister of Great Britain has been to dismantle the climate change department and file it under the new Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Andrea Leadsom - UK's new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Andrea Leadsom – UK’s new Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In addition, Prime Minister May has assigned Andrea Leadsom to the position of Environment Secretary.  Leadsom, who briefly campaigned against May,  is known for supporting fox hunting and for opposing climate change measures.

Wow.

This means that the climate change and environmentalist agenda received a big blow today– because their issues are not getting special treatment anymore– but will be addressed as part of a larger program that prioritizes Great Britain’s needs in the business, energy and industrial sectors.

More wow…

Boris Johnson, UK's New Foreign Secretary
Boris Johnson, UK’s New Foreign Secretary
In addition, Prime Minister May has assigned the colorful and opinionated Boris Johnson, former mayor of London, to represent Britain around the world as Foreign Secretary.  In an article published by The Sun, Johnson referred to Obama as “the part-Kenyan President.”

Here is an excerpt of Boris Johnson’s opinion piece, published on April 22, 2016:

Something mysterious happened when Barack Obama entered the Oval Office in 2009.

Something vanished from that room, and no one could quite explain why.

It was a bust of Winston Churchill – the great British war time leader. It was a fine goggle-eyed object, done by the brilliant sculptor Jacob Epstein, and it had sat there for almost ten years.

But on day one of the Obama administration it was returned, without ceremony, to the British embassy in Washington.

No one was sure whether the President had himself been involved in the decision.

Some said it was a snub to Britain. Some said it was a symbol of the part-Kenyan President’s ancestral dislike of the British empire – of which Churchill had been such a fervent defender.

Some said that perhaps Churchill was seen as less important than he once was. Perhaps his ideas were old-fashioned and out of date.

Well, if that’s why Churchill was banished from the Oval Office, they could not have been more wrong.

In addition, on May 18, 2016 Boris Johnson was announced as the winner of The Spectator‘s Offensive Poetry Competition about Erdoğan (Turkey’s Islamic President) — where he referred to Erdoğan as a goat… well… I’ll let his poem describe it:

Quote from The Spectator:

“I’m pleased to announce that we have a winner of The Spectator’s President Erdogan Offensive Poetry competition, and here it is [bold added for emphasis]:

There was a young fellow from Ankara 

Who was a terrific wankerer

Till he sowed his wild oats

With the help of a goat

But he didn’t even stop to thankera.

The author of this winning entry is former Mayor of London and chief Brexiteer, Boris Johnson MP.”

David Davis - UK's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
David Davis – UK’s Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
And as to throw Jean-Claude Juncker into a tizzy (Juncker is President of the EU’s European Commission)– Theresa May has assigned  David Davis as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. Here is what Davis has to say about the EU and immigration:

“Once the European nations realize that we are not going to budge on control of our borders, they will want to talk, in their own interest.”

Sounds like Prime Minister Theresa May has come out swinging hard, straight out of the box.

Someone has to say the truth…

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Reference:

Boris Johnson: UK and America can be better friends than ever Mr Obama… if we LEAVE the EU – The Sun

Boris Johnson wins The Spectator’s President Erdogan Offensive Poetry competition | Coffee House

 

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