International | The unlikely ascension of Britain’s new prime minister
by Mindy Belz
Posted 7/25/19, 01:12 pm
BRITAIN: The Conservative Party has named the Bertie Wooster of British culture, Boris Johnson, the country’s new prime minister. Pledging to take the U.K. out of the European Union—as former Prime Minister Theresa May was unable to do—by the statutory deadline of Oct. 31, Johnson has ascended to head of government through an unlikely path resembling U.S.