Opinion | Donald Trump and Boris Johnson have much in common, with one vital, deflating difference

February 2, 2022 ☼ trumpjohnson

Source: The Washington Post (Link)

Simon Kuper notes in the Financial Times that Johnson’s net favorability rating collapsed from +29 percent in April 2020 to -52 percent in January 2022. “Here, in microcosm,” Kuper writes, “is the uniqueness of American polarisation”: Those who favor Trump are bound to him as with hoops of steel, come what may. This total indifference to evidence is today’s “American exceptionalism.”