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Essentially the magazine of choice of the Conservative Party – bumbling but lovable buffoon, Boris Johnson was editor fairly recently – The Spectator is an informed and intelligent current affairs and politics mag.

The Spectator features in each weekly issue an abundance of writing talent from the likes of Hugo Rifkind and Christopher Booker, shown off in thought-provoking comment and opinion columns, articles on domestic and international politics, economics and society and features on issues and areas of interest to those of a Tory mind – though the writing is good enough that it can be enjoyed regardless of the political content. The Spectator also reviews a large number of books and looks at the recent art scene, covering exhibitions, cinema, theatre, radio and television.

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Boris Johnson, Mayor Of London. How did that happen?

Johnson was the editor of The Spectator magazine from 1999, succeeding the similarly named but no relation Frank Johnson, up until 2005 when he left to join the shadow cabinet under David Cameron. Since then, however, his political career has really taken off, and unless you truly understand the British mindset it is hard to see why.

Boris comes across as a bit of a fool, given to the usage of obsolete, flowery and incredibly upper class language whenever possible. Don’t forget it was him who proudly reminded us all that table tennis was invented by upper class British Army officers, and used to be called ‘Whiff-whaff’.

He was embroiled in sex scandals, pictured wobbling across London on a bike more than a few times, has offended towns across the length and breadth of the country through insensitive comments, and yet for some reason we still love him. He wiffles about, all unkempt, unruly blond hair and odd manners, stammering and stuttering as he gets across a strange combination of classical references and upper class nonsense words. He made unforgettable appearances on Have I Got News For You, confusing, bemusing and seemingly entrancing everyone.

He is loved in London because he is different. No-one can quite believe that he has been given a position of authority, but it is undeniably amusing. He has carefully cultivated an image that brings him sympathy and humour votes – we love Boris because he may be an odd fellow, but he’s our odd fellow. NB

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