Boris Johnson's polarising statue tweets are pure Trump | Jonathan Freedland

He doesn’t want to face the real issues sparked by George Floyd’s death. So he’s distracting us with a culture war

When Boris Johnson starts copying Donald Trump’s signature move – taking sides in a culture war by firing off a string of tweets – you know that America’s global domination remains so complete it can turn even one of the country’s most grotesque defects into a cultural export.

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