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A Tory voter has told the party she formerly supported to "just go" in a scathing speech on BBC Question Time.
Addressing security minister Damian Hinds during a conversation about the cost of living crisis, the audience member said she was "disappointed" in the government and laid into it for "the mess" she said it has made. She said:
"I can't tell you how disappointed I am with your government, I really can't express in words the mess you made.
"I sat through the pandemic and I watched money be haemorrhaged away, money that we could well do with now.
"I think you are out of touch, you are dealing in millions and millions and trillions of pounds. You know the cost of everything and the value of nothing.
"We're up to there in debt, wishing we were taller.
"I don't know what to say to you other than the lot of you just go, just go. And this is from someone who voted for you. What a disappointment you are."
Clips of her savage intervention circulated on Twitter and went viral with many people praising her.
\u201cThis is from someone that voted for you. What a disappointment you are.\u201d \n\nTonight on Question Time, this #bbcqt audience member says the Government \u201cknow the cost of everything and the value of nothing\u201d. Watch on @BBCOne after the news, or live via the iPlayer.pic.twitter.com/p7iwcWy42L
— BBC Question Time (@BBC Question Time)
This lady right here spoke for a nation that's just had enough Her other words on hungry children in 2022 will resonate with voters for a long time. Taxi for the Tories - the game's up. #JohnsonOut60 #GTTOhttps://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/status/1507123854778503170\u00a0\u2026
— Laverne Anderson \ud83d\udc99 (@Laverne Anderson \ud83d\udc99)
This! @BorisJohnson listen to this lady! You had the hope of the nation and you pissed all over it. Disgraceful and out of touch. Bravo to this lady.https://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/status/1507123854778503170\u00a0\u2026
We warned you about Boris Johnson and now you\u2019ve woken up.\n\nI agree with her scathing assessment of this Govt but everything she\u2019s despairing of is what she inadvertently voted for.\n\nFor #Brexit y\u2019all put our lives/livelihoods/liberty in the hands of a charlatan & liar. #bbcqthttps://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/status/1507123854778503170\u00a0\u2026
— aka Dr \u2018Racebaiter/Shouty\u2019 Shola\ud83d\udc4a\ud83c\udffe (@aka Dr \u2018Racebaiter/Shouty\u2019 Shola\ud83d\udc4a\ud83c\udffe)
And elsewhere on the show, the panel discussed the P&O Ferries scandal, the Ukrainian refugee crisis and whether Rishi Sunak's spring statement cut the mustard.
When you consider the topics above, Boris Johnson's government isn't looking great.
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