Boris Johnson should go immediately

Boris Johnson should go immediately
Boris Johnson has asked to stay in the job until the autumn, but he should go immediately. (Image: Getty)
The Economist
Boris Johnson’s government has collapsed at last. For months Britain’s prime minister wriggled out of one scandal after another. Now, irretrievably rejected by his own MPs, he has accepted that his premiership is over. He has asked to stay until the autumn, but he should go immediately.Johnson was brought down by his own dishonesty, so some may conclude that a simple change of leadership will be enough to get Britain back on course. If only.  Although Mr Johnson’s fingerprints are all over today’s mess, the pro...

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