The narrative pushed ad infinitum, and indeed ad nauseam, by the right-leaning part of our free and fearless press is that alleged Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is the one party leader who can be trusted with the UK’s security. He alone, we are told, will stand up to Britain’s enemies, stand firm in those upcoming trade negotiations, and play hardball even with the USA. He will, as the Murdoch Sun put it today, “Keep Us Safe”.
Rob Oxley - what a happy chappie
This is contrasted with the routine and indeed vicious abuse meted out to Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is derided as being soft on the country’s enemies. But during this campaign, the Bozo brilliance has been shown to be a sham, as Jezza has turned up to face every grilling, while Bozo has turned tail and run away.
And this morning, he did it again, in an incident which cannot be spun away as so many have been. That is because the latest incidence of Bozo cowardice took place live on ITV breakfast offering Good Morning Britain, and was given added spice by the deployment of an on-air expletive by Prime Ministerial spin doctor Rob Oxley, who Zelo Street regulars may recall being a stalwart of the so-called Taxpayers’ Alliance.
Stand up to Britain's enemies? He daren't even stand up to these two
GMB has been trying to get an interview with Bozo for some time; he said he’d do one two months ago at the Tory conference, but then, he’s a congenital liar, and so he didn’t. So none of Bozo’s entourage should have been surprised when the programme’s rep caught up with him this morning. Their response tells you all you need to know about the Tories.
“Morning Prime Minister. Will you go on Good Morning Britain, Prime Minister?” was the inoffensive opener. What Oxley said in response is disputed: it may have been “Fuck off”, or “For fuck’s sake”. But that there was a live-on-air “fuck” is beyond doubt. Co-hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Raid gasped at the Peregrine Worsthorne tribute act.
What's the matter with you, then? Frightened of a little interview?
The GMB man on the spot was undeterred. “I’ve just had a reaction here from one of the minders”. Ms Reid took one gander at Oxley’s sour mug and exclaimed “The look on his face!” Morgan added “Wow!” Ms Reid continued “That minder”. “Not getting near Boris” observed Morgan. But the man on the spot tenaciously held to his task.
“Prime Minister, will you come on Good Morning Britain and deliver on your promise to talk to Piers and Susanna? We’re ready to go, we’re live on ITV right now [at this point, Oxley may have sensed that he had loused up]. Prime Minister? We have an earpiece in my pocket … I’m actually being pushed and shoved by one of the minders”.
It was Rob Oxley again. “Interview the minder … interview him” ordered Morgan. Oxley skulked off. “Would you like to tone the language down as well, cos people are watching us this morning?” was the parting shot from the interviewer. By this time, Brave Bozo had gone to hide. In a fridge. You got that right: our fearless Prime Minister was so scared of talking to Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid that he ran off and hid in a fridge.
Not only did the Fridgegate incident show that Bozo is so yellow that he would never keep the UK safe, it has also showed that when it comes to intolerance and thuggery, it is the Tories and their entourage who are the ones really doing it.
You want to rid the UK of this entitled shower? You know which way to vote tomorrow.
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