Boris Johnson is unfit

Electing him as the U.K.'s next prime minister would be a disaster

Boris Johnson.
(Image credit: Illustrated | AP Photo/Akira Suemori, TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/Getty Images, Merfin/iStock, bennyb/iStock)

If Brexit were a three-ring circus, Boris Johnson would be the clown riding a unicycle in the background that constantly interrupted the rest of the show. But as surreal as it seems, Brexit is real. Whether and how the U.K. might leave the European Union remain open questions. But damage from the process has already been done, and more is sure to come. Just how much depends in large part on who Britain chooses as its new prime minister. And somehow, the circus clown is being touted as the next ring leader.

How did it come to this?

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