Fair play “a concept beyond his embrace”.
“Johnson’s behaviour is deliberate. It is intended to be offensive. He thinks cheating acceptable. He is deliberately contemptuous. And fair play is a concept that appears beyond his embrace.”
An excoriating piece on Johnson by Richard Murphy – Johnson is a threat to society, seeking to deliver Thatcher’s claim that there is no such thing – on Johnson’s failings and suggests that those making the choice to vote for him and his party “lacked either self-respect or integrity that they were willing to be ruled in this way.”
You can read the full piece here.