Blundering Boris Heads for the Exit

The Foreign Secretary may be on his way out after a major cultural gaffe during a campaign trip to  Bristol.  This morning Theresa May refused to guarantee Chancellor’s job after the election. She must surely be considering replacing Boris Johnson after he demonstrated a basic understanding of religion and culture in India, a major economic and political ally.

Boris in an orange turban he’d no doubt chosen for the photo ops was advocating a free trade deal when he said:

“Whenever we go to India – to Mumbai or to Delhi – clinking in our luggage we have to bring Johnnie Walker…becasue as you may know, there is a duty of 150% in India on imports of Scotch whisky.”

“But imagine what we could do if there was a free trade deal with India, which there will be.”

His comments provoked a fury and one women, named as Balbir Kaur, took him to task on the spot:

“How dare you talk about alcohol in a Sikh temple,” she said. “You are standing in a Sikh temple talking about alcohol which is absolutely outrageous – it’s absolutely not right.”

Sikh’s as Boris Johnson should have known do not drink alcohol.

See his cringe-worthy performance here:

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