He’s received many awards in his time and now the Mayor of London has received yet another accolade (#accolade). Yes, Bozza has been awarded the title of Twitter’s coolest politician by Heat‘s Twitter awards (#heattwitterawards).
(Yes, a magazine runs an awards ceremony on Twitter. Categories include Best TV Personality – won by Philip Schofield with insights such as “I love a crumpet” and “Steph has decided to pickle radishes” – Friendliest Tweeter, Best Rant and Most Random #whatistheworldcomingto).
Boris regularly tweets from the account @MayorofLondon and received thousands of votes to take the title. He beat off (#beatoff) competition from David Cameron and former Deputy PM John Prescott who both finished as runners up (#losers).
Boris commented on the award saying; “I am delighted but bewildered how a middle-aged man like myself with a penchant for cycling slowly could be seen as being cool.”