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Boris Johnson says he has never told a lie in his political career. That is a lie

In an ironic twist befitting of this bizarre general election, Boris Johnson has told a journalist that he has never lied in his political career. Which is, itself, a lie.

An ITV News journalist asked Johnson: “can you look me in the eye, and tell me that you’ve never lied in your political career?”

Never one to pass up the opportunity to brazenly mislead a journalist, Johnson dutifully responded: “Absolutely not. Absolutely not. I’ve never tried to deceive the public.”

He then carried on to say: “I may have got things wrong, and I may have been mistaken, but I’ve never tried to deceive people about the way I see things.”

Of course, it’s difficult to know for sure whether Johnson is a habitual liar, or whether he’s just blindingly stupid.

However, in October, the Prime Minister made 12 porkies in a single day, and we seriously doubt that Johnson can be so regularly wrong on so many things, without it being a conscious strategy.

Johnson’s deception campaign is carefully planned to fool as many people as possible. But can you spot a Tory lie? Take our quiz to find out.

One response to “Boris Johnson says he has never told a lie in his political career. That is a lie

  1. I know Boris is stupid and the rest of the tory fops, but do we have to go into govenment with Abbott and costello sorry Thornbury and that leg iron Butler who cant get her facts right even when there written down, and where is the pimpernel Abbott? coming on as a sub maybe?

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