Quote Originally Posted by Thailandnotes View Post

People underestimate Johnson's ability to connect with the electorate the same way they underestimated Trump's ability to connect with the electorate. Billy can Brag (sic) all he wants about how knowledgeable he is about what is good for country. But he's an entertainer - just like the Hollywood types that think they know what is best for America.

The mess, if one really wants to call it that, is because the Conservative Party government, under the inept PM May, and Parliament have steadfastly refused to undertake the outcome of the referendum for three long years. Johnson understands that better than most. One way or another, in due course, Brexit is going to happen.