UK 24 September 2012 Quote of the Day Boris Johnson on Nick Clegg. Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML Everybody, not just Tories, should be grateful to the Cleggster, a man who has effectively laid down his political life so that the government of the country can be carried on, and who has endured the most protracted political humiliation since the emperor Valerian was captured by the Persian emperor Shapur Boris Johnson offers Nick Clegg some possibly unwelcome words of praise. › Nick Clegg on mansion tax, his leadership and that video Boris Johnson urges the Conservatives to get behind Nick Clegg in his Telegraph column today. Photograph: Getty Images. 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?