The story rounds off an awful week for Boris:
His poor judgement came under fire when he backed Tory peer Conrad the Crook who was jailed for six years for multi-million pound fraud.
Then the Daily Telegraph business diary (no link - not on line) reported Greg Dyke on Boris, saying:
‘He’s a great guy, but I wouldn’t let him run my bath, let alone London’
Remember Greg Dyke?
He was the David Cameron's real choice for London Mayor.
But Cameron completely botched his attempt to sign up Mr Dyke as a joint Tory/LibDem candidate.
More red-faces later this week when the pro-Tory Economist magazine revealed that staff at Conservative HQ
...are concerned that a lazy campaign ending in a heavy defeat by Ken Livingstone, the Labour incumbent, would reflect badly on Mr Cameron. Some believe a victory for Mr Johnson would be even worse, if he turned out to be a shambolic leader of Britain's capital.So now even Tory strategists realise that Boris winning could be the nightmare result...!