June 20, 2019
Is Boris Johnson unserious enough to be the next British prime minister?
In the movie Men in Black, Arquillians, a civilization of tiny aliens, live among the earthlings. They remain hidden in the heads of androids with human form. Much of their energy goes toward operating the mechanical human suit. However, they also have an autopilot mode for making life a little easier. Is Boris Johnson an Arquillian? Who knows? He certainly fits the bill: mumbling, bumbling, and stumbling his way through daily life. Nevertheless, Boris is the odds-on favorite to become the next prime minister of Britain. How did we get here? How did we get to a point where Boris Johnson looks likely to become one of the most powerful politicians in the world? For three years, Britain has been in a volatile relationship with Theresa May. Now, with the breakup very much confirmed, the nation is ready to engage in some flirting. May, a boring, robotic politician,...(Read Full Post)