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Conservative Tried to Portray Liberal Reactions to Boris Johnson Becoming Prime Minister Using Emojis, Regretted It Almost Immediately
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 24: New Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to media outside Number 10, Downing Street on July 24, 2019 in London, England. Boris Johnson, MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, was elected leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party yesterday receiving 66 percent of the votes cast by the Party members. He takes the office of Prime Minister this afternoon after outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May took questions in the House of Commons for the last time. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

People across the United Kingdom were dismayed, though unsurprised, that Conservative Party members elected former Foreign Secretary and avowed nationalist Boris Johnson to Prime Minister by a wide margin.

Johnson is a staunch supporter of Brexit and promises the United Kingdom will leave the European Union by the end of October. Many Brits find Johnson's policies indicative of a racist and xenophobic character existent long before his rise to PM.

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