Tomorrow Londoners will go to the poll to decide whether they want to reelect the Labour Party’s “Red” Ken Livingstone, or keep their incumbent Conservative Boris Johnson.Johnson is currently favourite to win, and fans of gaffes should be please — right now Johnson may be one of most gaffe-productive politicians on the planet.
Bear in mind – this man may one day be the Prime Minister of the UK.
However his scandals go way back to his time at Oxford, where he was a member of the notorious Bullingdon Club.
He married fellow student Allegra Mostyn-Owen in 1983, but forgot his suit and soon lost his wedding ring.
He knocked over an 8-year-old while skiing in Italy this year, but was so polite the boy's father wrote a letter praising him.
There was sometimes a more nefarious side: A recording was released in 2003 that appeared to show Johnson giving a friend the address of a News of the World reporter.
His entry into politics was troubled too. Johnson became an MP in 1991, but was sacked after being accused of an affair with a journalist.
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