What can the election of Liz Truss teach us?


Liz Truss. -Reuters

THE election of Liz Truss as the UK’s next prime minister calls to mind a noticeable trend worldwide of electing heads of government who aren’t, shall we say, what all would consider the sharpest tool in the shed.

Donald Trump is, of course, the most prominent recent example. But this trend may go as far back as George W. Bush (whose reputation appears to have improved, by sheer virtue of Trump being considered so much worse).

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