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#1 I don't think there's any real conservative leader in the UK that will deliver brexit, put the islamists back in their place or even fulfill their oath of protecting British citizens from colonists. They're all the same brand of liar.
"Insofar as my words have given offence over the last 20 or 30 years and people have taken those words out of my articles and escalated them, then of course I'm sorry for the offence that they have caused,” said Mr Johnson, previously foreign secretary and mayor of London.
He was keen to emphasise that his great-grandfather, Ali Kemal, was a Muslim.
Mustapha Ali Kemal Bey, an Ottoman politician who became a liberal journalist and later was a leading member of the Ottoman Freedom and Accord Party. He fell foul of the Sultan Mehmed V (yechh!) and fled to England. Kemal returned to the Ottoman a widower (His first wife was Winifred Brun) and married the daughter of an Ottoman pasha. After Kemal's brutal murder at the hands of Ottoman thug Nureddin pasha, Kemal's son and daughter living in England adopted their maternal grandmother's maiden name of Johnson. His son Osman became 'Wilfred Johnson' and later married Irene Williams of Kent. Their son was Stanley Johnson, member (EUP) and father of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-06-19 08:00||
Rowan Atkinson defends Boris Johnson over burka comments. Rowan Atkinson has defended Boris Johnson over his comments on women wearing burkas and said the former Foreign Secretary's remarks were funny.
Mr Johnson is facing an investigation and could be disciplined by Conservative party bosses after saying women in burkas looked like 'letterboxes' and 'bank robbers'.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-06-19 08:53||
#3 The anti-Brexit crowd has taken Billy Jeff Cigar's mantra to heart "Then we've just got to win." If they go all out to sink Boris before he becomes PM that tells you all you have to know. If they let him become PM, that tells you all you have to know.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-06-19 11:49||