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27th Apr 2017

Boris Johnson launches scathing attack on Jeremy Corbyn

Paul Moore

A “mutton-headed old mugwump”

Boris Johnson – a man who once tackled an opponent via a flying headbutt to the testicles – has launched a scathing attack on Jeremy Corbyn, describing him as a “benign herbivore” and “mutton-headed old mugwump”.

In his column in The S*n, the foreign secretary described the Labour leader as “meandering and nonsensical” while also stating that Corbyn’s policies pose a danger to the country.

In Johnson’s opinion, the Labour leader had “no grasp of the need for this country to be strong in the world” and that “the consequences would be calamitous” if Corbyn ever became Prime Minister.

“Have you ever thought the Leader of the Opposition is an essentially benign Islingtonian herbivore?” the Foreign Secretary writes. “Have you felt a pang of sympathy for his plight? If so, fight it. The biggest risk with Jeremy Corbyn is that people just don’t get what a threat he really is.”

Johnson finished his article with a paragraph about Brexit. “Corbyn’s approach would be a recipe for paralysis and uncertainty – and for Britain to get totally stiffed in the negotiations,” he writes.

As the General Election draws closer, we’ll just leave these here.

Still though, how about that slide tackle?

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