Quotes about Boris Johnson

Abandoned any residual aspiration to be viewed as a serious nation

He seems to deserve every possible success as a journalist and entertainer. Should he ever achieve his towering ambition to become prime minister, however, a signal would go forth to the world that Britain had abandoned any residual aspiration to be viewed as a serious nation.

10 July 2018 – Max Hastings, Johnson's editor at the Daily Telegraph, former editor at the London Evening Standard, and historian