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#BorisJohnson will claim to speak for Britain. But at every turn he will promote the interests of the immensely rich and powerful people who helped lever him into office.
This is what all demagogues do.
Clowns are the most dangerous people in politics. They use entertainment to mask an agenda that would otherwise horrify us.
This is one of the points that the brilliant Russell T Davies made in #YearsAndYears. Beware of the clowns!
It's not the square, tight-lipped, evidently mean politicians we need to fear as much as the bizarre and entertaining ones whom no one takes seriously, even as they ruthlessly consolidate power.
All the most dangerous people in recent history fall into this category.
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