TIME: Boris Johnson Has Caused a Political Firestorm After Offending British Muslims. Here's What to Know

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Release date: 8/8/2018

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“Since his resignation, very little attention has been paid to Boris Johnson, which is a situation unfamiliar to him in recent years,” says Robert Ford, a professor of political science at the University of Manchester. What Johnson wants, Ford says, is for people to be talking about him. “So he makes a comment in a newspaper article that he knows from years in British politics is certain to cause lots of angry attention.”

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TitleBoris Johnson Has Caused a Political Firestorm After Offending British Muslims. Here's What to Know
Media name/outletTime
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date8/08/18
Description“Since his resignation, very little attention has been paid to Boris Johnson, which is a situation unfamiliar to him in recent years,” says Robert Ford, a professor of political science at the University of Manchester. What Johnson wants, Ford says, is for people to be talking about him. “So he makes a comment in a newspaper article that he knows from years in British politics is certain to cause lots of angry attention.”
URLhttps://www.yahoo.com/news/boris-johnson-caused-political-firestorm-174729968.html
PersonsRobert Ford