Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in front of the Downing Street Christmas tree. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in front of the Downing Street Christmas tree. Photo: AFP
Bhavan Jaipragas
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Bhavan Jaipragas

Leaks, lies and an illegal Christmas party: what Asia can learn from Boris Johnson’s latest crisis

  • The British prime minister is now facing his third scandal in which people close to him flouted Covid-19 rules, putting a question mark over his moral authority
  • This saga is not only a cautionary tale about how not to lead, but also an illustration of how a free press helps to keep officials accountable

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in front of the Downing Street Christmas tree. Photo: AFP
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson in front of the Downing Street Christmas tree. Photo: AFP
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