UK 7 May 2012 Boris trumps Cameron in the Telegraph Paper relegates Cameron's column to the slot below Boris. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML With Boris Johnson now hailed by the right as a Tory king across the water, today's Telegraph mischievously runs a column from David Cameron in the limited space below Boris's regular slot. Yes, Boris, "I get the message", Cameron appears to be telling the Mayor. Boris's column, incidentally, is on the benefits of an open immigration system: "Against illegals, yes. Against talent, no. In football as in the economy at large, you don’t make people more competitive by excluding the competition. " Not only is this a reminder of the Mayor's opposition to the coalition's immigration cap, it's also further evidence of why, as Adam Bienkov argued on The Staggers, Boris isn't the "real Conservative" that some Tories imagine. If anything, it was his relative wetness (support for gay marriage, a living wage and an amnesty for illegal immigrants) that endeared him to non-Tory voters. › How Cameron and Miliband greeted Hollande He's behind you! Photograph: Getty Images. George Eaton is political editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles How the Democratic National Committee Chair contest became a proxy war Sooner or later, a British university is going to go bankrupt Commons confidential: Old friend or foe?