Reporting on Truss's rapid tumble from power last night, Channel 4 News played Taylor Swift's "Blank Space' alongside clips of the Swiftie leader, remarking that Truss had said it was her favourite song in a recent interview.
"You look like my next mistake," Swift croons alongside a clip of Tory MPs clapping the PM after a speech. Hilarious.
As Swift said, "It's going to be forever, or it's going to go down in flames," and really could any lyric sum up Truss's premiership more perfectly?
\u201cStunning and devastating opening from Newsnight tonight.\nHarsh, yes. Media students (and current broadcast journalists!) take note: your edit is nothing without the right choice of music. And oh boy this is quite the choice.\u201d
Truss resigned as prime minister yesterday after just six weeks in power, making her the shortest-serving PM in British history. Her resignation came after a host of problems including her handling of the economy, her sacking of her first chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng, and the resignation of home secretary Suella Braverman.
She said she will stay in post for another week (what could go wrong?) while the party chooses their next leader and therefore prime minister, and there are already rumours knocking about that Boris Johnson could return (perish the thought).
When she packs up her things and leaves Downing Street for the last time, we hope she 'Takes a Bow' and that the 'Blank Space' she leaves at the top of the Tory Party by doing one is filled by someone more competent.
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