When asked what Theresa May's Queen's Speech would do to tackle racial discrimination in the criminal justice system, Johnson said (to the background noise of shuffling papers):
Well there are measures, I believe in the bill on the courts which I think is supposed to address some of those issues.
I think one thing in particular that we are looking at is measures to ... Hang on a second ... There are all sorts of measures that we want to take to ensure that we do not discriminate against everybody.
He was then asked a question about mental health care.
Johnson attempted to return to the previous question, at which point Mair interjected:
It’s not a Two Ronnies sketch. You can’t answer the question before last.
He was later asked what the point of the Prime Minister was, when she could not deliver on so many of her manifesto pledges.
The point of the Prime Minister is to lead the country, to give a ...er... lead on these key issues ...and to take this Queen's Speech through.
And she will, and she will do a great job.
He also, hypocritically, called for an end to personal attacks in politics.
Not the same Boris Johnson who, less than two months ago, called Jeremy Corbyn a "mutton-headed mugwump"? https://t.co/4f4hsJH10o
People also compared his interview performance to a number of interviews given by the Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott during this year's election campaign. Ms Abbott gave a number of interviews which were described by many as appalling - she was later forced to step down from her role citing ill health.
Now that everyone has watched that car crash Boris Johnson interview, can we talk about the bigotry of expectations?