Shriver who is often called an iconoclast describes herself as a Liberal Democrat. So far she is a supporter of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and scathing of the United States President Donald Trump, urging the Democratic Party to elect a candidate to defeat the Republican President in 2020.
“Trump is an idiot and I really mean it, his IQ is medically low and then add to that wilful ignorance,” Shriver said. “Boris Johnson is extremely bright. He is very well educated. He’d never make any of the kind of foot mouth crap Trump has.
The podcast of the interview between Helen McCabe and Lionel Shriver will be available on the Bookoccino website.