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But the decision of Johnson, who in his role as mayor has oversight of Scotland Yard, to "schmooze" the News International proprietor while a Metropolitan police investigation into the News of the World phone-hacking scandal involving the company is still under way, provoked dismay among his political opponents. (Emphasis added)

Dismay in public, glee in private. The only reason for dismay would be were Boris able to stop the train. Good old Boris. What a stand-up guy.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Jul 31st, 2012 at 07:23:01 PM EST

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