Boris Johnson reaches new heights of popularity
Daily Telegraph, Tuesday 9 October 2012
Boris Johnson’s reception this week at Birmingham New Street Station was near-ecstatic – hundreds of activists cheering, “Bo-ris! Bo-ris!” as he got off the train. It’s hard to think of any other politician, alive or dead, who would get that sort of treatment.
ITV News, Wednesday 21 September 2012
Andrew Mitchell, who was promoted in Mr Cameron’s reshuffle two weeks ago, lost his temper after police refused to open the gates of Downing Street – asking him instead to use a small pedestrian gate to the side. Mr Mitchell launched a verbal assault on one police constable and stepped up his tirade when a second asked him to calm down.