No Truss

Posted on AllSides October 21st, 2022
From The Right
Politics, United Kingdom, Liz Truss, Resignation
Henry Nicholls/Reuters

After Kwasi Kwarteng, Liz Truss’s chancellor of the Exchequer, had been shoved onto his sword in the wake of financial markets’ reaction to a “mini-budget” saturated supposedly with “free-market fundamentalism,” there was always a high probability that Truss would be looking at an early departure from 10 Downing Street. Once it became clear that not only had Truss lost her chancellor but also control of the Conservative Party’s agenda, a high probability became a certainty. Her authority was gone, a fact that given the gladiatorial nature of the House of Commons guaranteed humiliation after humiliation....

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