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United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19

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    dubteedub
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    Not being from the UK, I am not familiar with the country's foreign secretary. Does anyone have any thoughts about them? Any concerns that people should be aware of? It seems like it was...

    Earlier this week the prime minister's spokesman said if Mr Johnson was unwell and unable to work, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, as the first secretary of state, would stand in.

    Not being from the UK, I am not familiar with the country's foreign secretary. Does anyone have any thoughts about them? Any concerns that people should be aware of?


    It seems like it was inevitable that Boris would get infected considering he was downplaying concerns of the virus so much that we was still going to hospitals and shaking hands with patients. Hopefully this acts as a wakeup call for the rest of the UK government to get their act together.

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      smoontjes
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      For political figures I don't know, I find it useful to look for a controversies part on their Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_Raab#Controversies

      For political figures I don't know, I find it useful to look for a controversies part on their Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_Raab#Controversies

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      1. dubteedub
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        Hmm, not really much there. Mainly some back and forth about sexual / workplace harassment that is not very clear and claiming he once advertised for an unpaid internship. The section on his...

        Hmm, not really much there. Mainly some back and forth about sexual / workplace harassment that is not very clear and claiming he once advertised for an unpaid internship. The section on his political views is also particularly anemic.

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