Boris with right-wing ex Israeli PM, Benjamin Netanyahu
Boris posing happily with Israeli Soldiers, the same soldiers who enforce the illegal occupation of the Palestinian Territories
He admits he "cheered" when George Bush refused to sign the Kyoto treaty, adding: "When Bush says no, he is doing what is right for the world." He will slowly peel back the congestion charge and protect SUVs. About driving these Chelsea tractors he says: "Tee hee, I said to myself ... out of my way, small car driven by ordinary person on modest income. Make way for the Nissan Murano."
Live in east London and you hear a simmering ethnic resentment on all sides that could easily erupt – especially as we head into an economic downturn. Only a few years ago, Paris erupted into its bonfire of the cars-and-vanities after a right-wing politician reacted to flickers of racial tension with crude language. Do we want to risk having a mayor elected by the white outer suburbs who has repeatedly called black children "piccanninies" (and not just in spoof articles), tells a black presenter "you can't out-ethnic me", and responded to the 7/7 massacres by attacking the Koran and announcing "the problem is Islam" because it is "the most viciously sectarian of all religions"?