If you know anybody who still thinks Boris Johnson gives a damn about their interests, or has the well-being of the UK at heart, tell them what happened to Damian Furniss.
Mr Furniss is now a writer and a worker in health and social care, based in Devon. But in 1984, he was awaiting an interview for a place at Balliol College, Oxford, when he encountered Johnson at the bar:
“Three years older than me, and half way through the second class degree in Classics he coasted through with the diligence he later applied to journalism and red box briefings, you’d have expected him to play the ambassador role, welcoming an aspiring member of his college.
“Instead, his piss-taking was brutal. In the course of the pint I felt obliged to finish he mocked my speech impediment, my accent, my school, my dress sense, my haircut, my background, my father’s work as farm worker and garage proprietor, and my prospects in the scholarship interview I was there for. His only motive was to amuse his posh boy mates.
“In short, he demonstrated all of the character flaws that make him unfit to be our Prime Minister. Nothing I see today suggests he has changed. He’s not Falstaff, he’s Faust. If you are an ordinary working person and think he has your interests at heart, think again.”
Read it for yourself, if you are able to read text in images:
The trouble is, there are millions of ordinary working people who still – unaccountably – reckon that Johnson does have their interests at heart.
If you know any of them, please do the rest of us a favour.
Tell them about what happened to Mr Furniss. Get them to read this article if you can.
And then make it clear to them that Boris Johnson would treat them in exactly the same way.
He’s an overprivileged, entitled posh boy whose only interest is his own enrichment. He thinks you exist purely to supply him and his oiky buddies with free money, or to entertain them by submitting to his insults and bullying.
He doesn’t care about you and he never will – and everything he does is intended to harm you.
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Tell them all you want, it doesn’t make a difference. My own parents did nothing when I was in school and explained I was being bullied, why would they do anything about the bullied or the bully when all they about either is what their trusted BBC News tells them – that the “honourable” and “respected” “Boris” is doing his best to save them all.
Is that your excuse for doing nothing?
As my Mother used to say ” You can’t teach stupid!”.
If people will only believe Tory BBC propaganda news well then there is no reaching or educating them because these minds are made up. No matter what their eyes and brains are telling them just visit any NHS hospital and then see how the news depicts them it like we are talking about 2 separate realities and them rose tinted Tory glasses are welded to their faces…
I really am not surprised by this tale one bit. I’ve also heard that he was a nasty little bully when he was at Eton, though that’s really to be expected given the vicious bullying culture in public schools. But this shows that he’s not only a bully, he’s also a massive snob and crawler to the rich. Well, it’s a long time since he was at school and uni, but I doubt this foul individual’s attitudes have changed one iota.