Photo Essay: Boris Johnson’s Greatest Hits
Much of the world saw Boris Johnson for the first time when the London mayor waved the Olympic flag at the closing ceremonies in Beijing. No doubt they wondered, “Who is that man with the floppy hair and the ill-fitting suit?” In this photo essay, FP looks back at some of Boris’s finest moments.
Insane clown? Born in New York, educated at Eton and Oxford, and schooled in the rough-and-tumble world of British media and politics, London Mayor Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is not your standard politician, to say the least. But is there more to the man than caricature? Beneath the carefully constructed veneer of a blithering buffoon, the mop-headed Johnson once joked, there lurks a blithering buffoon.
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