The former Health Secretary, and newfound star of reality TV, seems oblivious to the air of bogusness which hangs over so many of his claims.
While Blair, Brown and Cameron scuttled off indecorously after leaving Number 10, she remains in the Commons and tries to hold Johnson to account.
In Episode one of this series, Jeremy Hunt discusses the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, and what he would have done differently.
If he is to take the necessary steps to get a Brexit deal (and I hope he does), he is going to have to defy those instincts on a second issue, too.
Johnson needs a Simon Milton figure in government. The move would be controversial, to put it mildly. But who else is there?
If it proves a temporary blowout rather than permanent, accumulated debt levels being modestly higher looks manageable.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
Plus: People vote for me to shave off my beard. But the decision was only advisory. And did they have enough information…?
Strangely but truly, the best way of helping the Prime Minister is to send her back to Brussels to win concessions on the backstop.
A staple of stagecraft magic is misdirection. While his audience is gawping at one thing, the magician is swiftly doing another. So it may be now.
As Attorney General, he is telling his Cabinet colleagues what any proposals for a deal really mean – even if that’s inconvenient for Downing Street.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
That means making overdue decisions, settling internal disputes, and no more campaigning by the Treasury to undermine Brexit policy.
This ambitious 39-year-old is grappling valiantly with the Leveson problem, and no one does a better digital transformation.
It’s often suggested that the Remain wing of the Cabinet wouldn’t wear such a choice. I doubt it.