In case you thought politics wasn't scary enough, Liz Truss is rumoured to be plotting a comeback.
The former prime minister is expected to make media appearances in the coming days to drum up support for her failed economic policies, according to multiple reports, and there are even rumours a WhatsApp group of Tory MPs that once supported Truss has been fired up again.
The Conservative Growth Group of MPs “appears determined to turn up the pressure on the current prime minister Rishi Sunak”, Sky News reported, adding Truss is “on manoeuvres with fellow like-minded MPs”.
This is all despite Truss's disastrous but mercifully short tenure in which she crashed the pound, spooked the markets and was forced to resign in less time it takes for a lettuce to deliquesce.
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With this in mind, people reacted to the rumours with nothing short of fear:
\u201c\u2018What happened again, Dad?\u2019\n\n\u2018Liz Truss\u2019\u201d— Toby Earle \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6 (@Toby Earle \ud83c\uddfa\ud83c\udde6) 1675370114
\u201cBREAKING: Liz Truss is understood to be building momentum behind the scenes for a Tory leadership bid. I fucking give up! What is even the point of trying to parody these people anymore? They're making my job impossible \ud83d\ude2d\ud83d\ude2d\ud83d\ude2d\u201d— Laura Kuenssberg beyond parody (@Laura Kuenssberg beyond parody) 1675419404
\u201cOnly in broken Tory Britain could Liz Truss still be allowed to intervene in anything\u2026\u201d— Marina Purkiss (@Marina Purkiss) 1675403545
\u201cThe Tories don't think your mortgage payments are high enough. https://t.co/Msy8bEkEWF\u201d— Jo Maugham (@Jo Maugham) 1675412830
\u201cThe words \u2018Liz Truss\u2019 and \u2018comeback\u2019 are as welcome together as \u2018new\u2019 and \u2018Chernobyl\u2019.\u201d— Count Binface (@Count Binface) 1675410984
\u201cKnock knock \nWho's there\nLiz Truss \nLiz Truss who?\nLiz Truss who was PM just 5 days longer than David Blaine sat in that box by the Thames.\u201d— Otto English (@Otto English) 1675377185
We can't think of much worse than Truss having another go at frontline politics but is there any truth in these rumours?
A Truss ally told indy100 she will make a "significant intervention" in a Sunday newspaper.
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