Could the government at least be stable while it fucks up the country?

Liz Truss
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On 20 October, prime minister Liz Truss announced her resignation after just 44 days in office. Blaming the “situation” of social and economic instability, the prime minister said: “I cannot deliver the mandate on which I was elected”. This comes after a month of political turmoil and increasing pressure on her to step down. 

It’s just embarrassing

Tabloid paper the Daily Star was delighted to announce that its live-streamed ‘wet lettuce’ did indeed outlast the prime minister:

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Writer Jason Okundaye was quick to point out that Truss is the shortest-serving prime minister in the country’s history:

Indeed, Truss replaces George Canning as the country’s shortest serving PM. Canning died 119 days into his premiership in 1827.

Meanwhile, writer Louis Staples shared his concerns for the authors of a book on Truss’ ‘rise to power’, which hasn’t even had the chance to hit shelves yet:

Is it time for foreign intervention?

Britain has a long history of violently invading nations under the guise of offering support during moments of political turmoil. Proponents of British imperialism often argue that Britain spread liberal democracy through colonial rule.The UK-backed Iraq war was launched under the guise of promoting human rights and democracy. Perhaps now is the time for formerly colonised nations to return the favour?

In this line of thinking, World Politics Review associate editor Chris O. Ògúnmọ́dẹdé quipped:

Fatima Said said:

But seriously…

On 20 October, chair of the 1922 Committee Graham Brady told Sky News that it:

will be possible to conduct a ballot and conclude a leadership election by Friday the 28th of October.

However, the British public can’t take another Tory Party leadership election. It’s time for a general election.

Sick and tired of the nation being dragged into Tory Party in-fighting, one Twitter user shared:

Highlighting the devastation that the Tories have wrought in recent years, Labour MP for Nottingham East Nadia Whittome tweeted:

It’s time to get the Tories (and their draconian, inhumane policies) out once and for all.

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    1. “Does the UK need a strongman ….”
      “General Election now” !

      Be careful what you wish for, Comrades.
      Sir Kier Starmer KCB (Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath) W.T.F ??
      … is the only UK MP who is a member of the Trilateral Commission.
      What is the TC ??
      Check it out on Wikipedia.
      Remember: NATO is the military arm of American foreign policy in Europe
      The TC is the political arm of American foreign policy for the World Order

      and – Comrades – It’s not pretty !

      “Disaster Capitalism” is one of the ways that regions / states / countries are bounced into America’s orbit.
      Don’t believe me – – Just look around you.
      It’s happening in plain sight.
      The Labour Party has been sanitized by Starmer – So that the sheeple will have the semblance of democratic choice, while America’s objectives will be safeguarded.

    2. The powers that be (the REAL powers that be) appear to have decided that it’s now safe to rest the Capitalist 1st team, and allow the Capitalist 2nd team to have a go for a while.

      Anyone who thinks Labour in its current incarnation will be much different to the Tories hasn’t been paying attention to what has been happening to it since Starmer took over.

      We might also pay attention to shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves – she who helped Miliband lose his general election by stating that Labour would be harder on benefit claimants than the Tories .

      She hasn’t changed, except perhaps for the worse. She’s ruled out any chance of nationalization of public utilities, complained that the Tories weren’t deporting asylum seekers quickly enough, and promised Labour would send the long-term sick back to work.

      Something to look forward to, isn’t it ? New New Labour would be as bad for the country as the Tories are…. worse actually, because of the sense of betrayal they’ll engender in all those who still think they’re different.

      What’s the answer ? I don’t know, apart from the fact that it’s not parties that need to be changed, its the whole system. We might have gone some way towards that if Corbyn had won in 2017 or 2019…. but then again, a large section of Labour MPs and staff would have continued their undermining. They didn’t want things to change then, they still dont.

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