How Boris Johnson Has Defied Political Gravity—Succeeding By Doing Things That Would Cause Others to Crash and Burn

From a story on politico.com by Ryan Heath headlined “Boris Johnson’s downfall”:

Boris Johnson knows a thing or two about chaos. His personal life has been characterized by it; he injected it into the 2016 Brexit referendum by choosing the “Leave” side at the last minute (despite growing up in Brussels as the son of an EU official); and he arrived in Downing Street after spending months destabilizing Prime Minister Theresa May, his party leader. Now Johnson is on course to leave the prime ministership neck deep in scandals.