Nothing is more guaranteed to bring Boris enthusiasts out in hives than comparing him to Trump. It sounds like – and in many ways is – a typical Remainer smear. The new Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is witty and self-deprecating, not attributes that spring immediately to mind with the US President. What’s more, Boris has a thick mop of blond hair that Trump would kill for.
But before we get too hot under the collar, it’s worth pointing out that the US President isn’t the caricature he’s portrayed as either. Those suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome portray him as a homophobe, a misogynist and a white supremacist. But that’s not a view shared by the American electorate.
Fourteen per cent of LGBT voters in 2016 cast their ballots for Trump, as did a third of Hispanics, a majority of white women and more African-Americans than voted for Mitt Romney. And, for the most part, those voters have had nothing to complain about since. (To read more, click here.)