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One year on: Boris becalmed?

By James Crabtree  

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Boris Johnson was once described as that most unusual of combinations: a highly intelligent individual desperately pretending to look like a befuddled moron. But the act works, and perhaps partly explains the largely positive reviews in British newspaper profiles marking the mayor’s first year in power. But while cataclysm might not have followed when BoJo first cycled through City Hall, writes Ed Howker in our June edition, not much positive has happened either. Running a rule over both Johnson’s original campaign and…

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