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It happens to all politicians eventually. Sooner or later, whatever their policies, views or competency - politicians become memes.
It happened when Liz Truss spoke about cheese, it happened when Boris Johnson did just about anything. We just didn't expect it to happen so quickly into the usually slick Rishi Sunak's premiership as Tory leader. We thought we had time to prepare.
But then he gave his first speech as Tory leader, coming in under 90 seconds, in which he said very little then paused awkwardly at the end and the writing was on the wall - he had become a meme.
"I'd like to pay tribute to Liz Truss for her dedicated public service to the country," he said.
"She has led with dignity and grace through a time of great change and under exceptionally difficult circumstances both at home and abroad.
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