Doncaster becomes second northern town to give Boris Johnson a taste of reality
Last week a Morley voter became a viral phenomenon after telling Boris Johnson “Please leave my town”.
This week, the South Yorkshire town of Doncaster got in on the act when Boris Johnson tried his ‘meet the people’ shtick.
A woman told him, “People have died because of austerity and you have the cheek to come here. And it’s all good now and you’ve got the cheek to come here and tell us austerity’s over, it’s all good now… and everything’s going to be great. It’s just a fairy tale”:
When Johnson tried to bluster about spending, the same woman challenged him on where all the money has suddenly appeared from after years of continuing austerity – and gave him a good working-class-style home truth:
I’d rather have a Labour Brexit than a Tory Brexit.
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