Why the fuss about Johnson putting his foot on a table? He’s been this rude for YEARS!

People seem to be making an awful lot of fuss about this photograph:

Apparently they think it’s awfully rude of Boris Johnson to put his feet up on a table – especially one that may have had some of Marie Antoinette’s cake on it (or whatever).

“He has no regard for history!” seems to be the cry.

Silly, silly people. You forgot to consider BoJob’s personal history.

Let me take you back to 2002 when, as part of the new intake of Conservative MPs after that year’s general election, BoJob was inducted to help Iain Duncan Smith battle the permanent frog he had in his throat during Prime Minister’s Questions, facing Tony Blair.

He was one of a group of four, the others being David Cameron, George Osborne and Paul Goodman (who?).

And, according to Peter Snowdon in his book Back From The Brink, they were as arrogant a gang of snot-nosed punks as you could imagine: “They were pros and better at it than Iain, but thought they knew it all, and would talk over him in the meetings or put their feet up on coffee tables.”

I know people have come up with stories that French President Emmanuel Macron had claimed the table would work equally well as a footstool and BoJob subsequently tried it, but let’s be honest.

He was just living down to his boorish, arrogant, and downright rude nature.

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4 thoughts on “Why the fuss about Johnson putting his foot on a table? He’s been this rude for YEARS!

  1. hugosmum70

    we have to cowtow to politeness. why shouldnt he? just because he has always been a rude ,irreverent person does not make it right. if one of my kids had done that i would have given them a right lecture on preservation of antiqities etc. as well as looking after our own furniture. wasnt allowed in our house anyway.

  2. Zippi

    I believe that President Macron did say that to Mr. Johnson but that is no excuse; he is supposed to be our Prime Minister and that is no way for a British Prime Minister to behave, certainly not in front of the world’s media.

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