The journalist appeared on Sunday’s Paper Review segment on GB News, where she discussed reports that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had jetted abroad following the Conservative Party conference. She defended his decision to go abroad despite many ongoing crises, arguing that Johnson is “only human”.
“Is it so bad he’s gone on holiday?” Petrie asked.
Kirsty Gallacher responded: “Do you know what, it’s just unusual, isn’t it?”
“Look, I’m no political fan of anybody – I think they’re all bonkers,” the broadcaster claimed.
“But if you look at the last 18 months, Boris Johnson nearly died, he has had a child, he’s got another one on the way, there’s been the Covid crisis, there’s been all sorts of other crises.
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Others agreed with Petrie, with Marion Steggles commenting: “He should have had three to six months off after he was ill.”
Stevie added: “Prob gonna be a brutal winter so nows prob the time for a bit of down time.. we all need a rest at some point.”(sic)
“I’m on holiday this week- I’ve turned off my laptop & phone & can have a complete break. I doubt if Boris gets that complete switch off on his holiday. Everyone deserves a break- for their well-being,” Gail Fulbrook remarked.