I’ve copied the details of a letter below to show that Johnson has once again failed to subject himself to democratic scrutiny. He has again ‘postponed’ attendance at a hearing of the Liason Select Committee.
It is worrying that Johnson demonstrates once again that he doesn’t understand that an essential of his office as leader of government – albeit a minority one – is that he is accountable to Parliament. He seems to ignore that, hellbent as he is, on driving major constitutional change ‘now’, anulls comparison with previous Prime Ministers.
Further, his written note abounds with unformed or partially formed letters. I’m no graphologist, but I’m inclined to think this is representative of his general thought processes.
Inadequate, in short. Accompanied, of course by that overwhelming, puerile desire to be ‘King of the World’.
We really do have a flawed and dangerous man as Prime Minister.
God forbid he should ever be granted a majority.
Sarah Woolaston’s reply is, I fear, all too moderate: