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>In an August 2018 column for the Daily Telegraph, Johnson wrote that women who wore the niqab looked like ”letter boxes” and “bank robbers”. He suggested it was “absolutely ridiculous” that people would choose to wear the “oppressive” religious headgear.
>Tony Blair would love touring the continent, he wrote, because he will be greeted by “cheering crowds of flag-waving piccaninnies” – a racist term for a dark-skinned African child - and “the tribal warriors will all break out in watermelon smiles to see the big white chief”.
>Discussing party politics, he said in 2006: “For 10 years we in the Tory Party have become used to Papua New Guinea-style orgies of cannibalism and chief-killing"
>“The best fate for Africa would be if the old colonial powers, or their citizens, scrambled once again in her direction; on the understanding that this time they will not be asked to feel guilty.”