Fresh off the success of the Olympics, London Mayor Boris Johnson has returned to his normal routine — undermining British Prime Minister David Cameron.Talking to the Evening Standard about plans for a new airport to serve London, he openly criticised Cameron’s policy:
“The Government needs to stop pussyfooting around. I don’t think you can rely on Heathrow. Even if the Government was so mad and wrong to try to do the third runway or mixed-mode (mixing take-offs and landings on the same runways), those solutions would rapidly run out of usefulness and time.”
Johnson has been a driving force behind an ambitious plan for the Thames Estuary Airport — nicknamed ‘Boris Island’ in the UK — which would be the largest airport in the world if constructed.
There is also a growing suspicion in the UK that Johnson, a member of Cameron’s Conservative Party, may be thinking about a challenging his party leader for the position of Prime Minister (and some polls suggest that could be a very good thing for the party). It might be time to look at that Boris Dancing gif again.
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