Remember Remember the 5th November - Boris Johnson goes up in Smoke
On November 5, bonfires are set across the UK to mark the failure of an attack known as the Gunpowder Treason Plot. The failed plan in 1605 was a bid to blow up the British Parliament, and as part of the fiery tradition, a mock-up of one of the plot leaders is set on fire. This time Boris Johnson’s likeness went up in smoke in Edenbridge, Kent, as the local public elected to have a Tory politician dummy doused in fuel.
Guido Fawkes the Original Plotter Boris Johnson the latest one