Quotes about Boris Johnson

He was manifestly unsuited to be prime minister from the beginning and it’s very, very disturbing that a great country like Britain should have chosen someone so unsuitable for the role

This is a country which has had one of the worst Covid death rates and of the poorest economic performances in the developed world. In a way it’s ironic that what seems to be bringing down the prime minister is the Downing Street partying rather than the record of bad government over the last year and a half.

I can’t see what future that he has. He may be able to survive for another few months but he is badly wounded.

Essentially, in order to be a leader, you need credibility, you need supporters, you need energy, you need enthusiasm, you need confidence. And those are of course things that Boris Johnson had in great excess over the last few years and he has lost it. And it’s very difficult to see that returning and very difficult to see him being a credible leader again.

We should all have expected this. He’s been a very famous public figure for thirty years. The British public has spent thirty years focusing on the fact that he lies, that he’s disorganised, that he betrays almost every personal commitment that he has. He was manifestly unsuited to be prime minister from the beginning and it’s very, very disturbing that a great country like Britain should have chosen someone so unsuitable for the role.

20 January 2022 – Rory Stewart, Conservative MP from 2010 to 2019, served as Minister for the Environment, Minister of State for International Development, Minister of State for Africa, Minister of State for Prisons and Secretary of State for International Development