Part-time prime minister Johnson is off on his holibobs again

On his bike: this is an old pic but you can bet Boris Johnson couldn’t wait to run away from all the chaos he has caused.

Do you find it as disturbing as I do that Boris Johnson disappears on holiday whenever the going gets tough for his government?

He ran away when the country faced a huge flooding crisis back in February – can you remember that far back?

He’s away again now, in the middle of the furore over school exam results.

And he even took paternity leave at the height of the Covid-19 crisis, when his ministers were running around like headless chickens, cutting a swathe of death through the UK’s elderly and disabled population – and National Health Service workers.

He said he would go to Scotland for his break, but it would be more appropriate for him to visit in his official capacity – to apologise for, and explain why, his Scottish Conservative leader’s absence from a VJ Day anniversary event to act as a linesman in a football match.

It seems Johnson is not the only part-timer on the Conservatives’ team!

And it might do him some good to have to explain absenteeism by another member of his team.

In fact, if you are a Scottish reader of This Site and you happen upon Johnson in your day-to-day business, why not challenge him over this – and take video of it if you can?

Meanwhile the Twittering classes have been having fun:

Oh… flooding back again, is it? No wonder Johnson has cleared off again, then.

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  1. Hecuba August 18, 2020 at 12:27 pm - Reply

    Did lardy fascist dictator boris take his industrial fridge with him when he disappeared on yet another ‘lavish holiday?’ Scrounger fascist dictator boris has a deliberate policy of disappearing whenever his fake government creates yet more disasters!!!

    What’s this I hear about ‘everyone in it together’ and ‘we must work harder to achieve economic prosperity.’ Obviously doesn’t apply to workshy dunce lardy fascist boris!

    He’s too busy enjoying his free ride as a fake prime minister!

  2. trev August 18, 2020 at 12:34 pm - Reply

    17 years since I had a holiday.

  3. J Edington August 18, 2020 at 1:13 pm - Reply

    I doubt you’ll get many photos Mike. Nobody knows, or at least will tell, where he is. There’s no way he ever appears in front of genuine public up here.

  4. Julia August 18, 2020 at 2:08 pm - Reply

    Totally off topic, but I smiled (sardonically) to read in The Guardian this morning an interview with a prominent Jewish ‘celebrity’ and quote the following :

    “As soon as Lebanon happened, I can imagine the types that were ready to say, ‘Israel’s on the border, did they, would they, could they?’ I’m very grateful that Hezbollah said they did it.”

    Journalist : “Wait, what? It was an accident resulting from political fecklessness, Hezbollah isn’t even the largest party in the Lebanese parliament, and definitely nobody said they did it. She makes a noise as though we’ll just agree to differ……”

    Seems sauce for the goose isn’t sauce for the gander any more….

  5. The Toffee (597) August 18, 2020 at 2:29 pm - Reply

    Fat oaf’s had more time off than cherie blair’s beautician, and the toerags have got the brass balls to make snide comments about people ‘enjoying’ furlough – as if THEY’RE the ‘skivers’?

  6. Stu August 18, 2020 at 4:48 pm - Reply

    He shouldn’t be too difficult to find, look for a wealthy Tory Donor’s place in your area with a crowd outside holding their old Trump placards saying “Go Hame” and “Yer Nae Wantit”.

  7. lawrencesroberts August 19, 2020 at 9:35 am - Reply

    Funny, here in Australia our lying, marketing spin, illegitimate P.M. ALSO choofs off at the scent of trouble. The POTUS goes golfing. Do we see a pattern here?

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