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LONDON — Boris Johnson is at his happiest when he’s talking about Winston Churchill, so perhaps it’s no surprise he jumped on the opportunity to defend his hero.
Talking about Churchill — whose statue in Parliament Square U.K. media suggested was under attack — beats talking about the coronavirus pandemic, or inequality, or Dominic Cummings’ lockdown transgressions, or the myriad other issues making life difficult over at No. 10.
But in trying to divert attention, Johnson may be digging himself into yet another hole.