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The former mayor of London hasn’t paused since his eight-year term ended with the appointment of Sadiq Khan last week, ploughing full steam ahead with his newest cause – the Brexit campaign.
Opponents have accused Johnson of casual racism after claiming last month that US President Barack Obama’s Kenyan heritage gave him an “ancestral dislike” of Britain.
However during a speech about Brexit on Monday, Johnson was quick to defend his honour:
I am a child of Europe. I can read novels in French and I can sing the 'Ode to Joy' in German – and if they keep accusing me of being a Little Englander, I will.
Channel 4's Michael Crick was on hand to urge him on. "Go on then," he heckled.
So, umm, he did:
It isn’t the first time Johnson has thrown the script out of the window when it comes to public speaking. This is pretty standard BoJo shenanigans, if we're honest.
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