Boris Compares Himself and Biden to Churchill and Roosevelt

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself and President Joe Biden to wartime leaders Sir Winston Churchill and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Speaking shortly after the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, the commemoration of which was once again heavily disrupted by coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Johnson suggested that his meeting with the U.S. Democrat at the G7 summit in Cornwall is not unlike Churchill and Roosevelt meeting in 1941 to agree the Atlantic Charter. “In 1941, Churchill and Roosevelt faced the question of how the world could recover from the devastation of the Second World War which was then going on,” said Johnson, in a social media video overlayed with emotional piano music. “The world is a very different place in 2021, but the values we share are the same, and I’m pleased that today, with President Biden, we’ve agreed a new Atlantic Charter to address the greatest challenges of our time: building back better from the pandemic, defending our democracy, stopping climate change, and protecting our security,” declared the notionally right-wing Tory leader. Eighty years ago Churchill and Roosevelt stood together promising a better future. Today @POTUS Joe Biden and I do the

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