MUTINY: British PM Boris Johnson Calls It Quits After Being Thrown Out By His Own Party

Written by Wes Walker on July 7, 2022

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It’s the end of the line for BoJo.

He began his term in office with one of the greatest wins in British Conservative history. Now he’s quietly slinking out the back door.

British parliamentary politics have always been a curious beast, but this is pretty crazy even by their standards.

He began by bringing the Brexit campaign over the finish line, reestablishing British sovereignty and breaking away from European rule. This made him as hated a target to the European left as Trump was to the American left, for pretty much the same reason.

He was a threat to the establishment.

Then Covid landed and it broke him. He became just another voice in the choir repeating all the same talking points as everyone else. He was aggressive in his lockdown policy.

How ironic that these lockdowns were the final nail in his coffin. While everyone else was told they couldn’t leave home or have Christmas parties because that could kill grandma, politicians were caught partying hard in London.

The public took that personally.

Add that to all the other failings and grievances and scandals that pile up over time, and the public turned on him. He barely survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament, which would have caused his government to fall and an election to be called.

But he still faced a mutiny by his own party.

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson will finally resign today, ending an unprecedented political crisis that has paralyzed the country’s government after more than 50 ministers quit and told him to go.

The British leader admitted defeat half-an-hour after a shattering intervention from Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi, who was only appointed on Tuesday night in the wake of the departure of Rishi Sunak.

Zahawi told Mr Johnson that his situation is ‘not sustainable’.

Until now, Johnson had rebuffed calls by his Cabinet to step down in the wake of several ethics scandals.

A group of Johnson’s most trusted Cabinet ministers visited him at his office in Downing Street Wednesday, telling him to stand down after losing the trust of his party. But Johnson instead opted to fight for his political career and fired one of the Cabinet officials, Michael Gove.

It is rare for a prime minister to cling on to office in the face of this much pressure from his Cabinet colleagues.

But by Thursday morning the man who has built a reputation for wriggling out of political controversies was forced to admit the reality of his situation.

Recent disclosures that Johnson knew about sexual misconduct allegations against Chris Pincher, a Conservative lawmaker, before he promoted the man to a senior position turned out to be the last straw.

Last week, Pincher resigned as deputy chief whip after complaints he groped two men at a private club. That triggered a series of reports about past allegations leveled against Pincher – and shifting explanations from the government about what Johnson knew when he tapped him for a senior job enforcing party discipline. — DailyMail

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