Thursday, June 16, 2011

By your advisors shall ye be known

A good politician has good advisors ... to the extent that the ability to judge character and appoint the right advisors is a fairly accurate measure of the competence and strength of a politician. Which means that this tells you a great deal about Boris Johnson – not that you didn't know it already.

Therein lies the problem with our democratic system. The original choice was between Ken Livingstone and the idiot. Some choice ... the idiot won.