The BBC’s Andrew Neil has thrown down the gauntlet to Boris Johnson – but there’s a problem

Boris Johnson: Was this his answer to Andrew Neil?

Boris Johnson is a coward.

Having seen Andrew Neil laying into Nicola Sturgeon, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson, he has run away to take selfies with Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby rather than face the same fate.

So Mr Neil laid down a direct challenge to him, live on air.

Here it is:

Powerful stuff?

There’s just one problem – as This Writer explained in a tweet to Mr Neil:

It’s a reasonable question, I think. Did any of the other political leaders Mr Neil has interviewed have prior notice of what they would be asked?

I have had no answer.

It seems Mr Johnson isn’t the only one running away from scrutiny.

Source: General election 2019: Full text of Andrew Neil’s challenge to Johnson – BBC News

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  1. Jed Bland December 6, 2019 at 1:20 pm - Reply

    I think its pretty obvious by now what the questions would be anyway :-)

  2. Tony Dean December 6, 2019 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    I have yet to see Boris or the Tories challenged by the media/press about any of the matters raised and detailed here:-

    • Simon Cohen December 6, 2019 at 3:03 pm - Reply

      Indeed, they also haven’t really scrutinised why they are saying that ‘austerity is over’ when it was apparently necessary before. Tories -making it up as they go along!

  3. wildswimmerpete December 6, 2019 at 3:53 pm - Reply

    I suspect that Mr. Neil knows that cowardly Pinocchio Johnson will never accept the challenge. He’s too frit, He’s yella.

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