Patrick O’Flynn Patrick O’Flynn

Why I’m coming round to the idea of Prime Minister Truss

Liz Truss (Photo: Getty)

The prospect of Liz Truss becoming the United Kingdom’s third female prime minister is antagonising all the right people.

Almost the entire Remainer establishment – including state-sponsored leftist comedians, professors of European studies, AC Grayling, senior figures at the Times newspaper, Irish government insiders – is recoiling at the thought.

It is only partly as a result of this that I find myself thawing towards her – if not quite warming – and hoping she defeats Rishi Sunak when the votes of the wider Conservative membership are counted in early September.

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