Archive for the ‘boris johnson’ Category

boris johnson and the love child rumors

Monday, July 19th, 2010

remember when they used to call them bastards? does anyone believe this? and isn’t it normal for mayor’s to hold and kiss babies? isn’t that part of their jobs?

jacqui smith who banned u.s. radio dj from uk to step down

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

jacqui smith, the home secretary who became famous outside the uk in a little area known as the u.s. last month when it was revealed that the host of the number 3 talk radio show in the united states, michael savage, had been placed on a no fly list for the united kingdom. london mayor boris johnson lashed out at the labour government and jacqui smith last month in an editorial. the tory politican somewhat defended michael savage.

now it seems jacqui smith has been caught up in the parliament expense scandal and is resigning

gordon brown saves his career, for now

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

as david cameron gave the speech of his life during the tory party conference about this time last year to give the tory party a bump in the polls in the uk and indirectly insuring that boris johnson would become mayor of london, gordon brown (aka bashful smurf) gave the speech of his life tuesday during the labour party confference. somehow he achieved the unachieveable. he temporarily developed a personality. no dithering about. he was full of self-confidence and direction. although tony blair was the big personality during the the ‘cool brittania’ phase. hopefully the british remember that as chancellor of the exchequer, gordon brown steered the uk through a highly successful 10 year plus run of the economy. you can watch highlights on the bbc.

tory boris johnson endorses barack obama

Friday, August 8th, 2008

according to the financial times, london’s new mayor, boris johnson recently went out on a limb and threw his weight behind barack obama. what this means for obama is unclear. but this coupled with his having seemingly bonded with david cameron, the youthful tory who is most likely the uk’s next prime minister, is not necessarily a bad thing.

the weekly standard has a boris johnson love fest and california hands john mccain the presidential election

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

good article on boris johnson, the new mayor of london in the new issue of the weekly standard.

the recent ruling by california’s supreme court will send american conservatives to the polls in november for the presidential election.

boris johnson new mayor of london of turkish heritage

Saturday, May 3rd, 2008

boris johnson, a journalist, becomes the first conservative mayor of london in 30 years. according to wikipedia, boris can trace some of his roots on his paternal side back to the ottoman empire. but we all know how accurate wikipedia is.

tory party gains 200 seats in uk

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

they are calling it black monday for the labour, as the party has lost more than 200 seats and has come in an embarassing third place. it was labour’s worst showing in 40 years and this evening, we’ll find out whether or not boris johnson, a member of the tory party, becomes the new mayor of london, replacing ken livingstone. david cameron, the head of the conservative party who is barely 40 years old, was once nagged by the media, a bit like u.s. presidential candidate barack obama, regarding his so-called inexperience.