Used and abused by Boris Johnson – what did Kipling do to deserve that? | Peter Bradshaw

Published: 5/10/2017
Used and abused by Boris Johnson – what did Kipling do to deserve that? | Peter Bradshaw
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

It was crass of the foreign secretary to declaim Mandalay while in Myanmar. But it was no less than we’ve come to expect from him Coincidences don’t get queasier. The Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, centre of the horrific shooting, was named in 1998 in honour of Rudyard Kipling’s poem Mandalay – which the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, was recently shown on television reciting on a visit to My

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