You're not fooling anyone, matey
Instead of an obscenely selfish, uncaring, inept, dishonest, unprincipled, untrustworthy and clueless narcissist, Bozo is today presented as a changed man, haunted by guilt over a death toll that almost included Himself. The puke-making portrayal of a modern-day Churchill is nowhere more evident than in the pages of the Daily Mail.
Here, below yet more vicious sneering at the Sussexes from the sad and jealous Sarah “Vain” Vine, readers are told “Visibly shattered, PM’s painful confession on night nation mourned Covid catastrophe … THIS WILL HAUNT ME FOR AS LONG AS I LIVE” with the supporting propaganda telling “At a sombre press conference on the anniversary of the first lockdown, he admitted ‘many’ mistakes over the past 12 months”. There was more.
A front page of total tosh ...
“But the Prime Minister said he had faced ‘very, very hard decisions’ while grappling with a ‘callous and invisible enemy’”. And to that I call bullshit. Imposing restrictions - hardly a “lockdown”, given we were all able to exercise, shop and to some extent travel - was not a “very, very hard decision”. It was a very straightforward decision indeed.
The problem with Bozo was his inability to take that decision. Faced with a cohort of moaning back benchers banging on about their freedom, cherishing his reputation as some kind of great libertarian - a pack of lies, as anyone who had covered his time as Mayor of London will know - and his known inability to make the call, he dithered fatally.
... to deflect calls for a public inquiry
Not only did he dither fatally in March last year, he again dithered fatally in September as calls mounted for “circuit breaker” restrictions to be imposed. Then he dithered fatally under fire from our free and fearless press over allowing folks to meet up over Christmas - and imposing the latest clampdown. The result? Tens of thousands more deaths.
This would be exposed very quickly by a public inquiry into the pandemic, and his handling of it. So, to no surprise at all, Bozo doesn’t want one. In this, his pals in the media establishment will back him to the hilt. Instead, the blame shifting is lining up the rotten EU for any further increase in infections and deaths, while declaring “a fitting and permanent memorial to the loved ones we have lost and to commemorate this whole period”.
Yes, Look Over There at a wonderful new memorial. Well, excuse me for not giving a rat’s arse about yet another waste of public funds in order to cover for Bozo. After billions sprayed up the wall on Test And Trace, NHS staff screwed over after their heroic efforts, front line workers needlessly sacrificed, the lies about herd immunity, shaking hands with Covid patients and blaming others for his shortcomings, he has to be held to account.
Boris Johnson is not some heroic latter-day Churchill. He’s an inadequate egomaniac who is maintained in power by his media pals and a party frightened of being exposed as a corrupt, venal and uncaring shower laughing in the face of the electorate. That the Tories and their pals don’t want a public inquiry means one thing. We need a public inquiry.
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