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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Boris and Carrie... I give you The Markles of Downing Street 

There's an expression to describe what's happened to Boris's brains since he hooked up with Carrie Symonds.

Unfortunately, it's not suitable for a family newspaper but I'm sure some of you can work it out for yourselves.

Suffice it to say that since BoJo fell under the spell of the current Mrs Johnson he's undergone a remarkable transformation. The man who used to review high-powered gas-guzzlers for a men's magazine now wants to get rid of them altogether in the next decade.

Someone who railed against political correctness has come over all Greta Thunberg and lumbered Britain with the most draconian decarbonisation targets in the developed world. 

There's an expression to describe what's happened to Boris's brains since he hooked up with Carrie Symonds, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN

Today, under the influence of his not exactly blushing bride, not so much. Who does all this sound like? Can't wait for Carrie's children's book, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN. Pictured: Harry and Meghan

His off-colour jokes and hatred of political correctness have given way to modern sensibilities. He even backs England footballers taking the knee, for heaven's sake, something he would have ridiculed remorselessly not so long ago.

Boris, a clever wordsmith skilled at cutting through cant, has recently resorted to spouting woke gobbledegook, babbling on at the G7 about building back 'in a more gender-neutral and perhaps a more feminine way'.

Nurse!

Laydees and gennulmen, I give you The Markles of Downing Street, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN. Left: Boris and Carrie Symonds. Right: The Sussexes

Boris and Carrie (can we stop calling her the First Lady — we've got one of those and she's called the Queen) are also displaying certain traits associated with another famous couple.

For instance, parading their baybee while protecting his privacy and lecturing the rest of us about climate change while travelling by private jet.

Once upon a time, devil-may-care Boris would have got away with it. No one could have accused him of hypocrisy. 

Today, under the influence of his not exactly blushing bride, not so much. Who does all this sound like? Can't wait for Carrie's children's book.

Laydees and gennulmen, I give you The Markles of Downing Street.

Boris, a clever wordsmith skilled at cutting through cant, has recently resorted to spouting woke gobbledegook, babbling on at the G7 about building back 'in a more gender-neutral and perhaps a more feminine way'. Nurse!, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN

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