09.24.12 5:00 PM ET
Boris Johnson: Deadliest When He's Nice
Mitt Romney got off lightly when Boris Johnson denounced him before a cheering crowd. Here's Johnson in a column in the Telegraph making use of another political foil, Nicholas Clegg - and far more brutally:
"Here are 20 reasons why everybody, not just Tories, should be grateful to the Cleggster, a man who has effectively laid down his political life so that the government of the country can be carried on, and who has endured the most protracted political humiliation since the emperor Valerian was captured by the Persian emperor Shapur, and turned first into a living footstool, and then flayed and used as a rather striking wall hanging."