He is a man of Negative Capability, who cannot be understood by those with a fact-checking mentality, and he admires Trump.
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Andrew Gimson is a contributing editor to ConservativeHome and the author of "Boris - the Rise of Boris Johnson". He was the Daily Telegraph's parliamentary sketchwriter, and before that the paper's Berlin correspondent.Follow @
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
The front-runner promised over a thousand Party members to employ “creative ambiguity” to achieve Brexit by October 31st.
The Speaker must rein in self-indulgent MPs who no longer try to express themselves with the greatest possible concision and force.
He is an admirably English candidate, a sensitive and prudent man who can be relied on to behave like an officer and a gentleman.
Johnson’s first biographer confesses to feelings of bemusement, even incredulity, at the recent turn of events.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.
Hunt’s people insist he can surprise Johnson.
Andrew Gimson’s leadership sketch: Black arts, FSBs and as they come to the last it’s still neck and neck
Jokes continue to be told, but it would be wrong to suggest the contest has been fought in a spirit of unwearying amity.
But a schoolboy was delighted to meet Theresa May.
Stewart versus Johnson is, like Gladstone versus Disraeli, a clash of opposites, and a wonderful sight for racegoers.
Stewart talks to voters in Poplar: “There is a potential for unlocking a Disraeli Young England conservatism”
The candidate demonstrates his strong appeal to floating voters, sees some disgracefully filthy toilets, and witnesses the aftermath of a murder.
But no fun at all for May and Hammond.
Davidson introduced the Home Secretary, who does not yet shine as brightly as his talents should enable him to do.
Andrew Gimson’s leadership sketch: Johnson has a successful launch, but the feral beasts are not happy
He is doing well because managerialism and bureaucratic language are not enough.