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Is Boris Johnson a clown?

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Is Boris Johnson a clown?

<p>That’s one of the most pressing questions for Swedes, according to Google search data.</p> <p>Johnson, a leading Brexit campaigner, was a surprise inclusion in Theresa May’s new cabinet, as foreign secretary.</p> <p>The appointment of Johnson, who has made a series of diplomatic gaffes and angered pro-Europeans by helping secure Britain’s exit from the EU, prompted attacks from senior politicians in France, Germany and Sweden.</p> <p>Since his unveiling most web users in countries such as France, Germany and the Netherlands simply wanted to know who he was and more about him.</p> <p>But it was online searchers in Sweden who asked some of the strangest questions, including the second most popular: Is Boris Johnson a clown? They also seemingly expressed their incredulity at his hiring. The fifth most popular question searched was: How could May appoint Johnson?</p> <h3>Top search questions on Boris Johnson since his appointment as Britain’s new foreign minister</h3> <p>France:<br /> 1. Who is Boris Johnson?<br /> 2. What did Boris Johnson say about Obama?<br /> 3. Why was Boris Johnson appointed?<br /> 4. Who voted for the British PM?</p> <p>Germany:<br /> 1. Who is Boris Johnson?<br /> 2. How old is Boris Johnson?<br /> 3. How many languages does Boris Johnson speak?<br /> 4. Is Boris Johnson Turkish?<br /> 5. Why Boris Johnson?</p> <p>Ireland:<br /> 1. What languages does Boris Johnson speak?<br /> 2. Is Boris Johnson married?<br /> 3. Is Boris Johnson an MP?<br /> 4. What did Boris Johnson say about Obama?<br /> 5. Why did Theresa May appoint Boris Johnson?</p> <p>Netherlands:<br /> 1. Who is Boris Johnson?<br /> 2. Who is Boris Johnson’s grandfather?<br /> 3. What did Boris Johnson say about Obama?<br /> 4. Why is Boris Johnson not prime minister?<br /> 5. What has Boris Johnson done for London? </p> <p>Sweden:<br /> 1. Who is Boris Johnson?<br /> 2. Is Boris Johnson a clown?<br /> 3. Who is the UK’s new foreign secretary?<br /> 4. What did Boris Johnson say about Hillary Clinton?<br /> 5. How could May appoint Johnson?</p>