UK Prime Ministers Harold Wilson and Boris Johnson both went to Oxford University, but that’s where the similarities end. Wilson, a man of intellectual brilliance – who possessed an amazing memory and always paid attention to the smallest details – has claims to be one of Britain’s best-ever Prime Ministers. Johnson, the most sinister clown in history, a shambolic, dishevelled individual who has done more damage to Britain in one year than the Luftwaffe did during the whole of the Second World War, is quite easily the worst. Consider how both men reacted when faced with an epidemic. Wilson’s Labour government not only didn’t lock the country down in the winters of 1968-9 or 1969-70, it’s hard to imagine they even considered it. Life went on as normal. The pubs and nightclubs were full, people attended football matches, race meetings, theatre performances and concerts (where they were still allowed to smoke!), and met up with their friends and family whenever they wanted to. No one was told to wear face masks or “socially distance”. © REUTERS / HENRY NICHOLLS Police officers detain a demonstrator in Hyde Park during a protest against the lockdown, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19),… Read full this story
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