The remaining seven predicted that Ken would retain his title for a third term. They were Insight Public Affairs, Weber Shandwick, Edelman, Lexington Communications, Open Road, Sovereign Strategy and Fishburn Hedges.
One CEO is even quoted as saying: "Better the devil you know than someone whose competence is in doubt."
That is so complacent, and that is why Ken is out.
Boris’ victory speech was truly magnanimous, I don’t think anyone could doubt his competence then.