For now, however, what we’re watching is Parliament versus him.
The anger in the Commons today was something else. It wasn’t just political. It was personal. Steamingly, screamingly personal. MPs flinging insults at each other is nothing new. But usually it feels like a performance. Pantomime. Playing to the gallery.
Not today. This time, the hostility felt all too brutally real.
It started with the booing. As Mr Johnson shuffled into the chamber for his first ever PMQs, he was met first with Tory cheers – and then a wave of Opposition boos. Boos are not normal. Theresa May, David Cameron, Gordon Brown, …