eVery politicians dream of being able to choose their opponents. Boris Johnson is no different, having to rely on his colleagues to decide who deserves to be the next Prime Minister in the race against him.

The leader of the Tory leadership has special reason to be interested in the results of today's second ballot as he has to face those still in the BBC studio at 8pm to discuss their conflicting visions.

Mr. Johnson does not need to worry about his own status being jeopardized, with MPs like Damian Green, Tracey Crouch and the recently ousted rival Andrea Leadsom continuing to chase after him. But he will hope that some of his …