Where did it all go so badly wrong? Or, rather, why is it about to go so wrong? Like the human perception of a disaster taking place in slow motion, anyone with the slightest prescience can see the approaching catastrophe that is about to engulf Boris Johnson and the government. Polls suggest the voters are going off him while ministers swap horror stories about the shambolic operation in Number 10. Boris even looks as though he’s hating the job.
Word Watch: Wrest
The word is often overlooked in favour of “wrestle”.