The new British Prime Minister Theresa May has caused a around the world with her of the UK's new Foreign Secretary. She has chosen the former Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Mr Johnson led the for Britain to leave the European Union and has been given the job of Britain's diplomat. This has surprised many as Mr Johnson has a record of being very to world leaders and countries. He once referred to Hillary Clinton as a "sadistic nurse in a mental hospital". He compared Russian President Vladimir Putin to a from Harry Potter. He also made comments about African countries and the nation of Papua New Guinea.
The British newspaper 'The Independent' said Mrs May, "had managed to unite the international in by her appointment of Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary". France's foreign secretary said Mr Johnson had lied to the British people during his to get Britain to leave the EU. TV presenters and in Germany speculated whether British politics was becoming a farcical show. The Washington Post asked how Mr Johnson could become Britain’s top after having offended of the world. Mr Johnson shrugged off that he was not the person for the job. He said his was to reshape Britain's as a "great global player".