By Bilal Hafeez 27-10-2019
In: hive-exclusives | Europe Geopolitics UK

Boris Johnson Is Using The Henry VIII Playbook

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Boris Johnson clearly sees himself as a modern day Winston Churchill. In his biography of the World War Two Prime Minister, Johnson was not averse to moulding the Churchill story to address accusations against himself. He wrote that Churchill ‘wasn’t what people thought of as a man of principle: he was a glory-chasing, goal-mouth-hanging opportunist’. Sound familiar? While Johnson may feel comfortable in the clothes of Churchill, the better fit may actually be those of Henry VIII.

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