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Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Australia has shown how quickly the right can crumble. Boris Johnson, be warned

‘What makes this election feel closer to home is that the Australian right’s thinking remains core to Boris Johnson’s project.’ Johnson (right) with then Australian prime minister Scott Morrison at 10 Downing Street, London, in December 2021. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA
‘Ẃt mcs ɖs ilex́n fīl closr t hom z ɖt ɖ Ostrełn rît’s ʈncñ rmenz cor t Boris Jonsn’z project.’ Jonsn (rît) wɖ ɖen Ostrełn prîm̦inistr Scot Morisn at 10 Dǎnñ Strīt, Lundn, in Dsmbr 2021. Foṭgraf: Doṃnic Lipinsci/PA

Ostreła hz śoun hǎ qcli ɖ rît cn crumbl. Boris Jonsn, b wornd

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on Monday 23 May 2022)

Ɖ ǎstñ v śemlis culćrworịr Scot Morisn, n hiz dfit in wlʈi hartlandz, śd snd a śivr dǎn Tori spînz

Gaby Hinsliff

Gabi Hinslif, Munde 23 Me 2022

Popylists cn b bìtn. Ɖr wz a tîm nt loñ ago ẃn fy cd tîp ɖt sntns wɖ confidns, so ɖ ǎtcm v Ostreła’z rīsnt ilex́nz wl līv mni pṛgresivz baṭlñ wɖ ɖ stl unfmiłr snseśn v vicṭri.

Scot Morisn, ɖ nǎ ǎstd rîtwñ prîm̦inistr dubd Ostreła’z frst “post-truʈ” līdr, wz nvr qt a Trumpịn. Bt h wz a śemlis culćrworịr prizîdñ ovr a bungld Covid rspons n insywñ rseśn, plus a clumzi rspons t hî-profîl sx́l msconduct aḷgeśnz agnst parḷmntri colīgz. H dragd hiz fīt on ɖ clîṃtcrîsis īvn az apoc̣liptic fludz, fîrz n drǎts wr cnvinsñ Ostrełnz ɖt smʈñ hd t ćenj, n hoḷdeid in Hwîi az wîldfîrz rejd at hom. Hiz oponnt, Lebr’z Ánṭni Alḅnīzi, wz nt xacli oṿbrdnd wɖ c’rizma n ɖ pṛgresiv vot ivnć̣li split btwn Lebr, ɖ Grīnz n ɖ so-cōld tīl indipndnts, an xasṗretd armi v mnli fīmel canddets plejñ t clīn p poḷtics n tacl ɖ clîṃt. Bt ɖ cōśs Alḅnīzi n hiz mantra v “sef ćenj” – nʈñ tù big or sceṛli radicl – stl md it ovr ɖ lîn, hvñ sīmñli lrnt fṛm a prīvịs Lebr dfit blemd on an oṿambiśs maṇfsto. F eni v ɖs sǎndz uncaṇli fmiłr t Britiś rīdrz, ɖen it’s īzi t si ẃ Cir Starmr’z Lebr parti (n indd ɖ Grīnz) mt sudnli hv ɖer teilz p.

Frst Doṇld Trump, ɖen Marine Le Pen in ɖ Frenć preẓdnśl ilex́nz, nǎ Morisn. Ɖs toṗlñ v rîtwñ doṃnoz criets ɖ sns v m’mntm Britiś pṛgresivz hv bn misñ. Nǎ ɖr r s’xesfl campen arc̣tecs t lrn fṛm oṿsìz, n ny îdīaz biyñ rod-tstd in guvnmnt; ɖr wl b frendz in stṛtījic plesz, phps ny eṇji bhnd globl eḟts t combat ɖ clîṃtcrîsis, n ɖ mral-būstñ îdīa ɖt ɖ zîtgîst mt fîṇli b wɖ ɖm. Y cn olmst fīl ɖ pendyḷm swññ awe fṛm a poḷrîzñ n ultiṃtli grubi ira bac twdz a poḷtics at līst vegli cnctd t truʈ n riaḷti. Or at līst y cn f y wont t badli inuf.

Fr a mor sinicl we v lcñ at ɖs z ɖt tū yirz in, Bîdn’z retñz hv sunc far inuf t gv Rpublicnz plenti v hop fr nxt tîm; Le Pén stl got we tù mni vots fr cumḟt; Alḅnīzi’z vicṭri wz nt ʈumpñ; n Britn’z frst-past-ɖ-post sistm mcs similr Grīn brecʈrūz or pṛgresiv alaynsz hardr hir. Nr z Ostreła, ẃć śiftd rîtẉdz in 1996 jst az Britn wz dwñ ɖ rvrs, historicli a vri rlaybl p’liticl weɖrvên.

Ol ɖt sd, ẃt śd snd a śivr dǎn Tori spînz z ɖt Morisn’z agresivli dvîsiv aproć t iśuz sć az iṃgreśn n hiz psyt v soṣ́li cnsrṿtiv Lebr votrz sīmñli cost hiz parti dir in its wlʈịr, mor metṛpolitn formr hartlandz. Ɖ nagñ fir sm Cnsrṿtivz hv ɖt a dayt v slīz, culćrworz n ʈrets t ter p ɖ Brexit dīl wl onli lūz ɖm Tori vots in Wrɖñ or Suri hz jst pleid ǎt on a big scrīn Dǎn Undr, pṛdysñ rufli ɖ cnd v ilectṛl ri’lînmnt ɖe fir.

Ẃt mcs ɖs uɖ̇wz far’we ilex́n fīl closr t hom z ɖt ɖ Ostrełn rît’s ʈncñ rmenz cor t Boris Jonsn’z project. Priti Ptél’z plan t xport asîḷmsīcrz t Rwanda mirrz an Ostrełn scīm t snd refyjīz t Papya Ny Gini, n ś rīsntli hîrd ɖ man hu ngośietd ɖt dīl t līd a rvy v Britn’z Bordrfors. Lintn Crozbi, ɖ 65-yir-old Ostrełn campenzgŭru hu injôz nir-lejnḍri steṭs in ɖ Cnsrṿtiv parti, dz’nt prsṇli run campenz eni mor bt h stl tecs ɖ od foncōl; hiz proṭźe Îzac Levido ran Jonsn’z s’xesfl 2019 campen, munʈs aftr hlpñ dlivr a s’prîz vicṭri fr Morisn. Devid Canzini, ɖ ny depyti ćīf v stāf instōld at Dǎnñ Strīt t rstor ordr post-Partiget, hz olso wrct closli wɖ Crozbi. Inṭrestñli ɖ sem qsćnz asct in rīsnt yirz abt Crozbi’z cumṗniz n ɖer past rleśnśps wɖ ɖ fosilfyl inḍstri r nǎ biyñ asct in Ẃîthōl, az ɖ guvnmnt reslz wɖ ẃt t d abt sōrñ gasbilz.

Ɖ Treẓ́ri z viẓbli wormñ t ɖ îdīa v a windfōl tax on ôl n gas cumṗniz, jst so loñ az it dz’nt lc lîc Lebr’z windfōl-tax plan. Bt rports ɖt Dǎnñ Strīt cnsidrz sć a muv “un-Cnsrṿtiv” hv set rūmrz swrlñ. Jonsn hz nvr notisbli cerd ẃɖr smʈñ z or z’nt cnsrṿtiv, f it’s popylr. Bt Canzini cerz. H z clos t ɖ pro-Brexit, lo-tax, stroñli îdịlojicl Tori rît in Britn, sm v hūm olso hapn t b hostîl t ɖ net-ziro ajnda n me prifŕ t si fylbilz cut bî scrapñ grīn taxz (ẃć fund ɖ dveḷpmnt v rnywbl eṇjiz in ɖ longr trm) ɖn intṛdysñ ny taxz.

Ɖ ǎtcm v ol ɖs ranġlñ obvịsli matrz most t ppl hu c’nt pe ɖer hītñbilz, bt it’s a litṃs tst v Dǎnñ Strīt’s intnśnz tù. F ɖ windfōl tax dz’nt hapn sm me bgin t wundr – az an uņemd MP sjstd rīsntli t ɖ Tîmz – abt ɖ guvnmnt’s cmitmnt t ban ɖ insṭleśn v ny gasbôlrz bî 2035. Dz Jonsn riyli wont t g intu an ilex́n argywñ wɖ ǎtrejd pnśnrz hu c’nt aford t rples ɖer sntṛl hītñ? Or z ɖs bold clîṃtpoḷsi tù at risc v biyñ dīmd a “barṇcl on ɖ bot”, ɖt feṃs Crozbi śorthand fr enʈñ ɖt criets uņesṣri frix́n or mudiz ɖ mesij?

Contrri t popylr b’lif, Crozbi dsîplz d’nt jst blîndli run ɖ sem hard-rît campen evri tîm. Instd hiz hōlmarc z claṛti, or ɖ diṣplind reṗtiśn v wn ci mesij cerḟli teilrd t ilectṛl srcmstansz, xcludñ evrʈñ els. Ɖt wz az tru v ɖ Lundn meṛl campen h ran, pićñ Jonsn az a cudli libṛl, az v Levido’z tubʈumpñ “Gt Brexit Dn” campen. Bt campenz r ultiṃtli jst straṭjz fr hlpñ a parti svîv in ofis; ɖ’r nt nesseṛli abt pṛvîdñ ẃt a cuntri acć̣li nīdz. Ẃt’s inṭrestñ abt Ostreła z ɖt votrz sīm t hv bn pragmaticli foc̣st on ɖ latr.

Morisn wz faund wontñ in ʈuṛli practicl wez bî clîṃt imrjnsiz n Covid. Sm v Le Pen’z wîldr îdīaz abt tac̣lñ ɖ cost-v-livñ crîsis fél apart undr scrūṭni. Doṇld Trump dd nt mc America gret agn. Simpl ansrz t complex probḷmz apil, bt ɖe d’nt acć̣li wrc, n ẃn ɖt bcmz penḟli obvịs – ẃɖr bcz wîldfîr smoc z ćocñ yr Melbōrn suburb, or bcz yr xportbiznis z c’lapsñ ʈancs t Brexit – ɖen popylists bcm vulnṛbl. Phps ɖ most ysfl lésn t tec fṛm Ostreła z ɖt bad poḷtics cn stl mlt on contact wɖ incnvińnt truɖz. Ɖt fīlñ y vegli rec̣gnîz, bt c’nt qt pt a fngr on? Ɖt wd b hop.

Instroduction to Ñspel