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Francis Davies converses with himself on books, writing, politics, and more.

Is the ‘chumocracy’ good politics?

Boris Johnson will not be the most popular Prime Minister in history. The series of contracts and senior roles gifted to the loyal, has drawn frustrated accusations that Westminster has become a ‘chumocracy’. But Johnson’s actions, while not beneficial to the majority of the population, makes a great deal of sense inside of the political framework.