Very good on the futility, even dangerousness, of political satire and dismissing politicians as corrupt buffoons.
Boris Johnson: brilliant, warm, funny – and totally unfit to be PM | Max Hastings | Comment is free | The Guardian
I did like Hastings’ article on Johnson. Although it doesn’t exactly hold out hope for there being any better politicians either.
For Boris’s Big Society gag and “If you can’t turn the clock back to 1904 ladies and gentlemen, what is the point of being a Conservative?” (via Haddock)