I know that I am not alone because politicians and government officials around the world are voicing their opinions, most notably the French Foreign Minister who generously called Boris a "liar with his back to the wall". See here: where a Guardian article does a neat roundup of world reaction.
BelperStuff can be of service here. If you are the diplomat who draws the short straw and has to undertake treaty negotiations or perhaps a definition of state relationship with Boris then it will be invaluable to know where it was he learnt his very distinctive style of diplomacy:
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It is a little known fact that Boris was a seldom seen cast member of Monty Python's Flying Circus; the only known excerpt where he can be clearly recognised is this still from:
|The Zip Wire sketch|
There is however one reason why we should be pleased that he has been given a senior government position .......... it will be much easier for him to deliver on his Brexit campaign promise. Come on Boris, this is your chance to prove the French Foreign Minister wrong .......... but I fear that Jean-Marc Ayrault's character assessment of Boris will be proven to be correct.
|Boris and the Brexit campaign pledge|
Meanwhile the former inhabitants of Downing street enjoy the rewards of their failure
Cameron's move to £17 million town house and if you want to see the photos have a look at the Daily Mail