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Boris and the Path of Light

A well-known journalist talking about Boris Johnson and his work more generally recently explained how in order to write his column well he needed to be angry: he fuelled his fury by throwing cups at the wall and papers on the floor, shouting, swearing, until he was filled with the energy he needed to translate his feelings into writing.  His articles, unsurprisingly, are negative – critical of people, of policy and of actions.  They are read by many people who will hear the invective behind, and will believe the words they read from someone they respect.  They may repeat them too, spreading the bile further into their own community.

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