Patrick O’Flynn Patrick O’Flynn

The spectacular fall of Liz Truss

The PM makes Theresa May look like a slick operator

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Is Liz Truss the new Theresa May? A fortnight ago that question seemed unduly insulting to the Prime Minister. Now it seems unduly insulting to the Maybot, whose stage-dancing at Tory conference appears a triumph of liquid movement when compared to the curtsying of the Trussborg at royal audiences.

Clumsy is as clumsy does, and Truss is now in a class of her own when it comes to political miscalculation.

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