This BBC explainer of Boris Johnson’s worst week is a simply devastating 6 minutes

This is fabulously done by the BBC’s estimable Ros Atkins, a six-minute take on Boris Johnson’s worst week which is simply devastating stuff.

It tells the story of the Owen Paterson debacle and Boris Johnson’s humiliating U-turn which has plunged his government into crisis.

Atkins tells it completely straight and it’s all the more extraordinary – and infuriating – for it.

And here are just a few of the things people were saying about it.

To conclude.

And this.


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