Boris Johnson enjoys the support of some interesting characters. He’s recently won the backing of the man who promoted ‘Trump University’ – an establishment that was to education what Donald Trump is to presidenting.
Trump, Trump it up
President Trump is known for throwing his weight behind many infamous ventures. In the past he’s supported:
- Trump Titanic.
- Trump Asbestos.
- Trump Eldorado.
Speaking about the endorsement, Johnson said:
I think it’s fan-fibbling-tastic, actually. People will look at the Trump presidency and be assured that they’ll get more of the same from me.
Trump himself said:
Boris is going to make a great tsar – truly.
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When it was explained that ‘Boris’ just had a somewhat Russian-sounding name, Trump added:
Of course, an endorsement from Trump doesn’t necessarily mean a candidate would be a disastrous PM. It does mean that 99.9% of the time, obviously – especially when a politician has a political record as woeful as Johnson’s.
In ordinary circumstances, the approval of such an unfavourable figure might have worked against him. Not in this instance, however, as the next PM of Great Britain will be picked by the handful of weirdoes who still pay Tory membership fees.
Donald Trump's endorsement of Boris Johnson is more significant than it looks. Yes he's just one xenophobic old guy with no idea what it's like to grow up poor in Britain. But remember to become PM Johnson only needs to convince a few thousand Tory party activists. https://t.co/VoClQR8qHw
— David Lammy (@DavidLammy) June 1, 2019
Featured image via The White House – Wikimedia
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