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Boris Johnson's Change of Heart

Boris Johnson's Change of Heart

Update: 2020-05-1235
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As Italy, France and Spain entered national lockdowns, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain was still shaking hands with coronavirus patients in hospitals, and then joking about it on national television. Then he was hospitalized with the virus — and by the time he returned, both his attitude and his approach to the crisis were transformed. Today, we explore why the country that was most skeptical of the virus may be the slowest to reopen.  Guest: Mark Landler, the London bureau chief of The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. 

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Christine Wright

I disagree with his opinion that little has changed since Boris' confusing announcement on Sunday. From the UK it seems like a lot has changed. Lots of people going back to work, traffic on the road and public transport much busier, garden centres, recycling centres, golf courses etc reopening, people driving out to the country for exercise, able to be out for as long as they want.

May 13th
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Mike

Boris Johnson is a fool who has no idea how to lead but jumps to the front of a moving mob and shouts 'this way lads' as if it was his idea. We are all sceptical about how quickly he 'recovered' from his bout of Covid-19. He about as popular in this country as Trump is in the US, and equally incompetent.

May 13th
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Razvan Mihai Gherghina

A buffoon. Still can't believe the brits let themselves be lead by this guy.

May 12th
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Joel Nelson

I think you'll find the US has been the most sceptical of the virus. 🙄

May 12th
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Boris Johnson's Change of Heart

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