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With friends like Trump, who needs enemies?

News Summed Up 2019-12-03 05:30:00

Boris Johnson’s worst nightmare involves Donald Trump stepping off Air Force One on to London tarmac in a blue rosette. “I’m here to support my good friend Boris,” he would say, “who you all love because he is just like me.” After that he’d get into his big, stupid car and send out a stream of tweets about how terrible the NHS is and how much nicer our chicken would taste if it also tasted of chlorine. Before arriving, finally, for the Nato dinner at Buckingham Palace and immediately saying, “Oh, and also, how come I don’t see my other good friend Prince Andrew?”In a more sane world, of the sort in which I’m sure I remember once living, a home-soil Nato summit would…