Johnson thinks Africa can benefit from adopting more British values. He wants it to be a carbon copy of its former colonial masters.
Johnson has claimed that he can unite the country under his leadership. That seems a practical impossibility.
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Boris Johnson would face a specific handicap in his talks with Brussels. The desire to grant him any concession is virtually zero.
Will Boris Johnson really be a Robespierre, as the ardent Brexiteers hope — or convert himself into rational Monsieur Talleyrand?
Even in case of a hard Brexit, the UK would probably end up having to accept most of the Withdrawal Agreement.
While he did not endear himself to his continental colleagues during his stint as foreign minister, Boris Johnson’s flexibility could turn into an advantage.
Many on the continent may now see an orderly “velvet” Brexit as the least bad among the realistic outcomes.
More than any other, these EU elections are a battleground to determine the future direction of the European project.