And since the news broke last night Twitter has been agog with memes and gifs appearing at an alarming rate. Like this one:
And let’s never forget this gem:
Meanwhile Google updates us on the burning questions that the public has about Boris…
But entertaining clips and pictures aside, much has already been written about the appointment that’s worth reading. The Atlantic produced this: A Short History Of Boris Johnson Insulting Foreign Leaders. It’s not that short to be honest, but it’s a compelling headline and a useful if cringe-inducing summary of (probably) our least diplomatic politician’s soundbites.
The Independent have created an interactive map that shows all the countries that Boris Johnson has offended over the years. Spoiler alert! There’s a lot. Click through to the article to see a more extensive (and fun!) list of those he’s offended than above, complete with quotes.