Boris Johnson caused a row when he was seen cycling seven miles from No10 (Image: Mirorrpix)

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The Olympic games are a Covid danger, and must be stopped.

The ones in East London, I mean, not the summer jamboree in Tokyo, if that ever happens.

Boris Johnson gamed the coronavirus regulation system by going for an extended bike ride in the Olympic Park.

The politician who ordered us to “stay at home” travelled seven miles and several postcodes from his home in Westminster to exercise his flabby frame.

Nobody saw him cycle there, and Number 10 won’t say, so I presume he and his armed security entourage travelled in an unmarked van.

Nice shirk, if you can get it.

Naturally, his aides insist the Prime Minister has done nothing wrong.

Met police chief Cressida Dick says his trip wasn’t illegal, but cravenly refuses to condemn his flexible interpretation of the law.

Of course he did nothing wrong. He and his kind never do. For the Boris Johnsons of this world, the whole of life is an Olympic game with guaranteed gold medals.

Born into privilege, educated privately, they glide seamlessly into positions of power. Journalist on The Times? Yep. MP? Why not? Mayor of London? Oh, go on, if you must. Foreign Secretary? Now you’re talking. Prime Minister? Not before time!

Like his faceless Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick, and his weirdo sidekick Dominic Cummings, Johnson has been caught playing ducks and drakes with the rules.

Everyone can now plead “the Boris defence” for maxing out their exercise freedom, to the dismay of public health scientists.

Johnson had the brass neck to complain to Cabinet ministers on his return to Number 10 that too many people were out on the track with him.

Too many! One too many, that’s for sure. Mrs R speaks for the nation when she explodes: “On yer bike, Boris!”