Britain’s new prime minister, Liz Truss, is walking into an economic hurricane.
The prime minister couldn’t even resign with grace.
Boris Johnson’s party ditched its dysfunctional leader, yet the GOP remains in thrall to the much more dangerous Donald Trump.
The prime minister’s fake populism led to his undoing—and will keep haunting his country.
Boris Johnson achieved almost nothing except for one very big thing: Brexit.
Boris Johnson’s dishonesty finally led to his downfall.
His most senior ministers are getting off the carousel of chaos because they just don’t see him governing the country.
Britain has taken back control but has yet to exercise much of it.
Britons were promised freedom. Instead, we got little stamps on beer glasses.
The prime minister’s political life once appeared to be a sweeping epic. Despite surviving a no-confidence motion, it risks being more of a tragic novella.
The political reality is that a crisis caused by someone else in a faraway country may have saved Britain’s prime minister from a crisis caused by himself at home.
Boris Johnson’s unseriousness may have finally caught up to him.
Britain’s prime minister sees himself as Winston Churchill’s heir. But what if he is remembered as another Neville Chamberlain instead?
Boris Johnson, Britain’s “minister of chaos,” may be forced from office for—what else?—partying on the job.
Two years after his historic general-election win, the most radical British prime minister since Margaret Thatcher is scandal-plagued, unpopular, and adrift.
And if he is, why don’t his supporters seem to care?
Boris Johnson knows exactly what he’s doing.
The British prime minister continually survives the chaos of his choices—much to pundits’ chagrin. How?
A touch of Churchillian circumspection—rather than just bulldog bravado—might have saved the prime minister’s moral and political authority.
The prime minister has returned to work, bringing his characteristic positivity with him. For it to succeed, he needs to back up his rhetoric with results.