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So, did he go to Perugia incognito - or not?

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biba70 Mon 21-Sep-20 12:21:25

Shame, if I had known he was so close to where we were on holiday, I would have gone to have 'a word' in his ear.

MaizieD Tue 22-Sep-20 12:00:00


Several posters discredited on this thread. Makes serious political discussion difficult elsewhere.

As you don't actually contribute very much to serious political discussion I don't see why this should worry you...

MawB2 Tue 22-Sep-20 12:02:13

The OP was not a statement, nor an accusation, but clearly written as a question
To which the answer is “Not”.
I also grant that Johnson like others before him has lied or misled, but
not on this occasion .
So if anybody wants to start a discussion on politicians’ probity or otherwise, why don’t they?
I would say this one is dead in the water.

Callistemon Tue 22-Sep-20 12:20:32

The problem is that a frivolous non-story about Johnson's apparent skills in teletransportation has become confused with far more serious issues which really deserve a thread of their own.

Whitewavemark2 Tue 22-Sep-20 12:23:31

It will be a non -issue before very long as the back benchers want him gone. He is no longer Boris he is now Johnson

Tim Walker
Johnson has only himself to blame for the belligerent attitude he and Cummings fostered about #Covid_19 restrictions. One Tory backbencher to me: ‘If it’s not if but when there’s a second lockdown, it’s not if but when Johnson goes.’ Note Johnson. No one calls him Boris any more.

PECS Tue 22-Sep-20 12:32:50

What happened to baptism?

biba70 Tue 22-Sep-20 13:19:15

Lexisgranny ''biba70 I strongly object to your assumption that anyone opposing your views would not have watched Panorama. I make a point of watching most of the political discussions and documentary programmes, but with an open mind. ''

My sincere apologies - my post should have been clearer, as the you was for some on here who regularly come up with very strong views, but say themselves they do not watch the BBC and other documentaries, or read other press and links than the one paper they read.

I am so glad this does not apply to you. We all try to have an open mind, but the facts given in Panorama last night, were backed with very strong evidence. BTW did you watch?

biba70 Tue 22-Sep-20 13:20:11

MawB2- excellent idea- will you? Otherwise some of us will be accused of being so predictable ;)

MawB2 Tue 22-Sep-20 13:22:07

My mind is on other matters today Biba - not in a frame of mind to really get involved

biba70 Tue 22-Sep-20 13:34:03

FAir enough - but as you proposed it...

MawB2 Tue 22-Sep-20 13:49:05

Sorry - personal issues

Lexisgranny Wed 23-Sep-20 13:16:57

biba70. Apology accepted. Yes, I did watch Panorama.

biba70 Wed 23-Sep-20 16:52:14

Thank you for being gracious about it.

Blinko Wed 23-Sep-20 19:42:40

I haven't read all the posts, but to address the original post, it seems the airport people got Johnson and Blair confused. Foreign politicians all look alike apparently.

It was in fact Blair who went through the airport.