Speaking outside Birmingham’s ICC, the longtime Labour Party member-turned-Tory MP, told reporters that “what the Prime Minister had to say was pretty good” – admittedly not the most effusive praise – and that she was “talking the same language as the Red Wall voters”.
He continued: “She gets better and better every time I see her. I think we’ve made the right decision in the end to vote for her [...] and look, we’ve got two years now to get the country back on its feet and I think Liz is the person to do it.”
Asked whether there was enough in Truss’s speech to win over any floating voters in his constituency, Anderson said he “would hope so” but acknowledged that “the Red Wall is a Red Wall for a reason”.
He went on: “We had Brexit, we had Boris, we had Corbyn three years ago and now we’ve got Theresa May it’s a different ball game altogether.”
\u201cAshfield MP Lee Anderson tells the 'gutter press': "We had Brexit, we had Boris, we had Corbyn. Now we've got Theresa May it's a different ball game altogether..."\u201d
\u201cLee Anderson: \u201cIt\u2019s not a U-turn, it\u2019s a change of direction\u201d. \nIn much the same way that Lee is not a complete idiot, he\u2019s a total moron.\nhttps://t.co/52AqO7TBjf\u201d
— Parody Prime Minister (@Parody Prime Minister)
For someone who claims to shun the "gutter" press, he clearly likes to chat to reporters. But maybe it's time to take a little break.
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