A wonderful description of Boris Johnson in the recent BBC debate among candidates for the role of Prime Minister. When I read this, I thought, ‘That’s it, that’s how he looked!’ The hungry Buddha looks on course to be the next PM.
‘As Stewart squirmed and stretched, Boris Johnson maintained the ill-tempered countenance of a hungry Buddha whose dinner plans had been disrupted by lesser beings.’
See also another fine metaphor coined by a journalist.
Source: Matthew d’Ancona, ‘He won’t be the next PM but Rory Stewart has spoken some important truths’, Evening Standard, 19th June 2019
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