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Do You Know More About Boris Johnson's Opinions Than Boris Johnson?

He's a very complex man.

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  1. 1. How does Boris feel about freedom of movement?

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    He's clearly against it – this is a man who campaigned passoinately to leave the EU!
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    He actually supports it "personally".
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    Why, he has both opinions at the same time, of course!
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    Turns out he thinks both things!

    During the EU referendum campaign, Boris campaigned against freedom of movement and said such things as "Take back control of the borders" and "It is stupid to say that freedom of movement is a fundamental right". However, it was revealed by Sky News this morning that he has privately told diplomats that he "supports freedom of movement". (He denies this. Opinions are hard!)

    Turns out he thinks both things!
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  2. 2. What does he think about the EU generally?

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    Bloody loves it.
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    Uh...obviously against!
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    Lol, both.
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    What is truth, really? Who can say.

    In an unpublished column for The Telegraph, Boris said the UK remaining in the UK would be a “boon for the world and for Europe”. In subsequent columns, which DID get published, he of course said the exact opposite. (He now says the pro-EU one was “semi-parodic”.)

    What is truth, really? Who can say.
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  3. 3. What does he think about the European common market specifically?

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    That the single market isn't all it's cracked up to be, and the UK should be doing deals with the rest of the world!
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    That “this is a market on our doorstep, ready for further exploitation by British firms. The membership fee seems rather small for all that access. Why are we so determined to turn our back on it?”
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    Both these things! Ha ha what is truth.
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    Both, of course!

    Well, in that never-published column that he just wrote for the bantz, he said the above quote. And in all his other columns, for example, he's argued that "the only continent with weaker economic growth than Europe is Antarctica".

    Both, of course!
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  4. 4. What does he think about Turkey?

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    He thinks a great reason for the UK's exiting EU is because Turkey will soon be a member, and that that would be a bad thing.
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    He backs Turkey's bid for EU membership, and think it would be a great thing.
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    BOTH OF THESE THINGS SIMULTANEOUSLY.
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    Yup, both things at different times!

    Surprise! Boris has made both of these statements, which has naturally ticked some people off.

    Yup, both things at different times!
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  5. 5. Does Boris Johnson think that Boris Johnson should be Prime Minister?

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    Yes, absolutely!
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    Nah.
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    Yes AND no, within the space of an hour.
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    Both!

    Who can forget when Boris changed his mind about running for Tory leader in the space of his speech launching his leadership campaign.

    Both!
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  6. 6. What do you think Boris Johnson thinks about dogs?

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    Loves them. Thinks they're sweet creatures.
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    Hates them. Was once overheard calling all dogs "yippy twats".
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    Loves them AND hates them.
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    We can only assume he both loves and hates dogs.

    He's a very complicated man.

    We can only assume he both loves and hates dogs.
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