By Bilal Hafeez 19-03-2020
In: hive-exclusives | Sustainability & Social Issues UK

Will Boris Fail In His Churchillian Moment?

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The UK appears to be on a war footing. The enemy is an invisible one, the COVID-19 coronavirus. ‘We must act like any wartime government’, said Prime Minister Boris Johnson recently. We know he is a keen student of war-time leader Winston Churchill, who at the start of his tenure as war-time leader famously said:

‘What is our policy? I can say: it is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us; to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark, lamentable catalogue of human crime. This is our policy. You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: it is victory, victory at all costs…’

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