Analysis: Boris Johnson’s Trumpian outrage politics is a trap
The hard right like to disable opponents with outrageous rhetoric while they re-order the political landscape
BORIS JOHNSON has stoked horror on the benches of the re-convened Commons by insulting the memory of murdered MP, Jo Cox.
Instead of subjecting Johnson to a barrage of scrutiny for his illegal prorogation of parliament, the Commons spent its first two days back arguing about inappropriate language.
John Davis: Boris Johnson and his acolytes have exposed themselves as spiteful English nationalists
John Davis, Professor of Education at The University of Strathclyde, analyses English nationalist assumptions about Scotland’s place in the Union and what the reaction to the Inner House Of The Court Of Session prorogation ruling tells us about Tory shame-game politics
IT IS so sad that it takes an MEP to summarise the current state of the Tory broken union and to show us what has been there, under our noses, for many years.
Stop the Coo
In the Cartoon of the Week, Lorna Miller looks at Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament and the ‘stop the coup’ movement
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