Well, this is interesting.
Cameron asked Junker not to intervene in the referendum. He says if he had not agreed he could have refuted the lies. Which, let’s be frank, were numerous.
Would it have been counterproductive?
Perhaps, but on balance I tend to think it unlikely, as it is likely to have been a much more measured approach.
— The Hill (@thehill) May 7, 2019
Still, now at least we have someone who is likely to have the opportunity to take Boris Johnson to court for lying:
But that of course will be after the event.
Although if the prosecution succeeds, it will render many (particularly, in recent times, Conservative) politicians obliged to be truthful with their electoral claims – or be liable to criminal prosecution.
That, in my opinion, can only be good for democracy.