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(41,219 posts)
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 10:27 PM Feb 23

Liz Truss attacks Biden and fake Conservatives as she rants to half-empty crowd at US right-wing conference

Liz Truss has hit out at Joe Biden and members of the Tory party over the “most almighty backlash” that led to her own failed UK premiership....

Ms Truss later launched into a laundry list of complaints and conspiratorial musings about how “the left” is undermining the Conservative-led British government because they “did not accept that they lost at the ballot box” – similar to Mr Trump’s infamous claims of a “stolen” US election.

“Instead, they’ve been weaponizing our court system to stop us contorting illegal immigrants, they’ve been using the administrative state to make sure that conservative policies are faulted and they’ve been pushing their woke agenda through our schools, through our campuses, and even in our corporations,” she said...

“We need Republicans who are prepared to fight. We need Republicans who aren’t going to cave in to the establishment...

(From the Independent; Much more at link):


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Liz Truss attacks Biden and fake Conservatives as she rants to half-empty crowd at US right-wing conference (Original Post) LeftishBrit Feb 23 OP
Frankly, she comes across as utterly barking; but it's just what the American far right will lap up LeftishBrit Feb 23 #1
Fascism is great,.... magicarpet Feb 23 #2
Slime Minister. n/t Harker Feb 23 #3
Tell that reich-winged, losing torie lettuce-head clown to take her quitting ass ... LenaBaby61 Feb 23 #4
Truss? The woman who killed Queen Elizabeth in her weekend as PM? Hassler Feb 23 #5
Says something about American Conservatism T_i_B Feb 24 #6
So, if I read this correctly..... DFW Feb 24 #7
Much worse than Anthony Eden T_i_B Feb 24 #8
More today (from the Guardian) LeftishBrit Feb 27 #9


(41,219 posts)
1. Frankly, she comes across as utterly barking; but it's just what the American far right will lap up
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 10:31 PM
Feb 23

Even Maggie 'n Ronnie would seem mild compared with the current attempts by some of our Tories to suck up to Trump.


(14,278 posts)
2. Fascism is great,....
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 11:10 PM
Feb 23

Don't get woke,... go back to sleep,...

Turn back the hands of time, when things were great,...

That about sums the Nazis up.


(6,981 posts)
4. Tell that reich-winged, losing torie lettuce-head clown to take her quitting ass ...
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 11:41 PM
Feb 23
She announced her resignation as prime minister on 20 October 2022, before the lettuce had wilted; the Daily Star subsequently declared the lettuce "victorious" over Truss.

BACK to solve her own country's racist Brexit disaster thanks to the Tories/Nigel Farage, and block heads like her. Britain's economy's in the toilet and still sinking and stinking like turds
President Biden's doing just fine


(14,749 posts)
6. Says something about American Conservatism
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 03:16 AM
Feb 24

...that it's attracting people who've blatantly failed elsewhere and reckon that the audience in these places won't notice that.

And that the only place left for the woman who had all self awareness removed at birth is gibbering conspiracy theories about the "deep state".


(54,596 posts)
7. So, if I read this correctly.....
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 10:20 AM
Feb 24

Britain's worst Prime Minister since Anthony Eden is trying to school the worst class of American Republicans since their party's founding on how to be even worse than they are now?

By the way, she could have saved herself the airfare. Our Republicans have demonstrated that they are perfectly capable of getting there on their own.


(14,749 posts)
8. Much worse than Anthony Eden
Sat Feb 24, 2024, 11:07 AM
Feb 24

She only lasted 50 days, making her Britain's shortest tenured prime minister.

Her financially illiterate mini budget crashed the UK economy and the Conservative Party that was daft enough to choose her over Rishi Sunak quickly ousted her.

Liz Truss is a very strong candidate for Britain's worst ever prime minister. And the other candidates for that dubious honour have mostly held the position in the last 10 years. You have to go back to the likes of Lord North (PM during the American war of independence) to find PM's as bad as Boris Johnson, Theresa May, Truss and Sunak.


(41,219 posts)
9. More today (from the Guardian)
Tue Feb 27, 2024, 05:47 PM
Feb 27

Liz Truss made her remarks about having been hobbled by transgender and environmental activists in the civil service at a US event also attended by controversial rightwing figures, it has emerged.

The former prime minister was criticised over the weekend when she told the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Maryland she had been thwarted during her 45-day term in office by a small cabal within Whitehall.

It has now emerged that the roundtable event was also attended by a number of well-known figures from the fringes of global conservatism. They included Tommy Tuberville, a US senator who once refused to say white nationalists were racist, Hiroaki “Jay” Aeba, a representative of a conservative Japanese cult, and two allies of the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán.

The revelations have intensified calls for the prime minister, Rishi Sunak, to remove the Tory whip from Truss, who is already under fire for not criticising Steve Bannon during a separate CPAC event during which the former Trump adviser called the far-right figure Tommy Robinson (whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) a “hero”.

(More at link):


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