Eton mess

Towards the end of Chums, Simon Kuper draws a parallel between Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Dominic Cummings, Daniel Hannan, Jacob Rees-Mogg et al, and an earlier political Oxbridge clique: the Cambridge spies of the 1930s. Similarly trusted on account of their schooling, confidence and air of breeding, similarly unworthy of that trust and similarly bound … Read more