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The Sunday Times reveals unpublished Boris Johnson's pro-Remain column

Monday, October 17th 2016 - 10:04 UTC
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Current Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the UK remaining in the EU would be a “boon for the world and for Europe”, a previously unpublished newspaper column reveals. He wrote the column in February, along with a pro-Brexit article that was later published in The Telegraph. Boris Johnson subsequently became a leading figure in the campaign to leave the European Union. Read full article

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  • ElaineB

    Boris may play up to his eccentric Professor image but he is intelligent under all that bluster. Of course he could make a case for Leave or Remain with equal passion. Most intelligent people could whether they agreed with the sentiment or not.

    Oct 17th, 2016 - 12:41 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Bisley

    Typical lowlife politician -- prepared to be on the winning side, whichever it might be. These people are willing to support any side of any issue, if they think it will keep them in office.

    Oct 18th, 2016 - 03:44 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • ElaineB

    Making a case in a debate is not necessarily about taking sides. That is the very real problem with the current divisive politics - the idea that it is about picking sides.

    Oct 18th, 2016 - 08:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    @ Bisley
    I guess you think Cameron is not a typical politician then, since when he lost the referendum, he didn't switch sides to stay in power but promptly quit.

    Oct 18th, 2016 - 12:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Every man has a right to challenge his conscience,

    Boris made his choice and decided Leave,
    rightly or wrongly he has made his decision.

    Oct 18th, 2016 - 01:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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