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Mad Dogs and Englishmen Go Out in the Coronavirus Spring

Reading Time: 4 minutesLONDON Friday, March 13, Euston Station. My wife and I help our 19-year-old daughter onto the train taking her back to university in Manchester. It’s packed with other travelers. From the platform, we perform exaggerated hand waves and air kisses through the carriage window. “The kid” dutifully reciprocates.

Is Boris Johnson Playing Chicken With Donald Trump?

Reading Time: 3 minutesLONDON During the recent UK general election, a key attack line for the Labour party was to cast Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the lapdog of Donald Trump.

Boris Johnson, Brexit and the UK Election — What the US Thinks

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the UK’s general election, the Conservative party, led by right-wing Prime Minister Boris Johnson, won a landslide victory. His mantra of “get Brexit done” cut through with voters.

Liar, Liar, British Politics on Fire

Reading Time: 3 minutesOmar Salem was frantic with worry. What should have been the happiest time of his life had become his worst nightmare. The birth of his daughter seven days earlier had turned into a medical emergency and she was hospitalized. Worse, the ward where she was battling for life was seriously understaffed, her father believed.Enter stage right, Boris Johnson.

Is Britain’s New Prime Minister Trump’s Mini-Me?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown” over Brexit, the tortuous process of Britain leaving the European Union,