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That Afghanistan business. Went alright didn’t it? Jobs a good ‘un

After a stressful few days when their utter incompetence has been even more visible than usual, Boris and his cabinet are relieved that the Afghanistan situation all worked out fine in the end.

The last British troops have now left Kabul along with the UK ambassador.

With thousands of Afghans who couldn’t get out now left to their fate under Taliban rule, how does the Prime Minister feel about the withdrawal?

“A raving success!” said Mr Johnson. “Barely anyone dead, locals all happy – splendid stuff!

“In the past, I’ve sometimes mistimed withdrawals but I know that if there are ever any unintended consequences I can simply pretend they don’t exist!

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