'Cos at some point the argument that it's a waste of time would look to obviously like he's avoiding scrutiny.Yeah, I was thinking along the same lines.
She’s just said “can you hear me” after trying (yet again) to cut his answer short. I’m sure she turned her volume up. Can quite understand Boris’s reluctance to take part in such a farago.
The man suffers from chronic foot-in-mouth disease and everyone knows it; even his supporters.
If Johnson is to be our next PM, appearing to run away where others are willing to play isn't good optics, (to use the modern terminology), as I'm sure the current PM could tell him.