If Boris Johnson wanted to dampen down suggestions he’s looking for another job, joining LinkedIn was maybe not the best decision.
Perhaps he’s looking for a country slightly less tricky to run than the UK, with issues less fraught than Covid, Brexit and the prospect of further economic turmoil.
Might he be secretly hoping the good people of one of the few countries with no coronavirus cases – such as Samoa, Tonga or Tuvalu – will find an entertaining former comedy-quiz-show host with experience running one of the world’s biggest economies an intriguing prospect as their prime minister?
It’s probably important to note that Johnson has said he joined LinkedIn to “connect more directly” with UK businesses and dismissed the claim he wanted to stand down next year – by Dominic Cummings’ father-in-law, of all people – as “absolute nonsense”.
But the suspicion remains he’s not quite finding being PM as fun as he hoped it would be.
Surely a Johnson at the top of his game would have dismissed the rumours as “complete balderdash, an inverted pyramid of piffle” or some such?
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