Boris Johnson summons the spirit of Churchill in Washington DC
‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’
September 14, 2018 | 5:15 am
LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 14: British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks to journalists during a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (not pictured) in Lancaster House following a meeting on September 14, 2017 in London, England. The US Secretary of State is in London for a special summit hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss North Korea and Libya. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
Dominic Green, PhD, FRHistS is a critic, historian and the deputy editor of The Spectator’s US edition. The author of four books, he writes widely on the arts and current affairs, and contributes regularly to the Wall Street Journal and the New Criterion. His next book, The Religious Revolution, is forthcoming with Farrar, Strauss & Giroux.