Ken is doing what he does best, abusing the power of his office to give succor to his political soul mates. Does it matter?
Well add up all the money that London gets from America including tourism, companies locating here, inward investment etc. This cosy little relationship could put significant amounts of this in jeopardy. Hardly acting in the greater good of London and Londoners is it.
He wasn’t called “Red Ken” for nothing.