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Boris Johnson: He may learn very quickly that he must think before making unsupportable announcements.

All it takes to destroy Boris Johnson’s bluster is a little in-depth questioning – as Emma Barnett proved when she destroyed Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, the deputy chair of the Commons public accounts committee on the BBC’s Newsnight yesterday (August 12).

The big question is: Why don’t the mainstream news media do this more often?

The public would be better-informed – so these news outlets would be carrying out their duty.

And, as far as the BBC is concerned, it would look good to Ofcom, which is currently investigating the corporation for breaches of its impartiality rule.

Here’s the video clip; it’s highly enjoyable:

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