Quotes about Boris Johnson

His casual relationship with the truth and often callous disregard of others, has caused many people who have worked closely with him to question his fitness for office

It was the sight of Boris Johnson in full flow that convinced me all those years ago in the 1990s, when I worked alongside him in Brussels reporting on the EU for The Daily Telegraph, that he was temperamentally unsuitable to be entrusted with any position of power, let alone the highest office of all, in charge of the United Kingdom and its nuclear codes.
This quality, combined with his casual relationship with the truth and often callous disregard of others, has caused many people who have worked closely with him to question his fitness for office. He bears grudges, resents being beholden to others and has sneaky and even threatening sides to his character.

23 June 2019 – Sonia Purnell, Johnson’s biographer and his former deputy in the Daily Telegraph’s Brussels bureau