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Truss Sees Herself As Successor To Margaret Thatcher

At a glance

  • Foreign Minister Liz Truss sees herself as the successor to Margaret Thatcher, who put the British economy on course for growth in the 1980s by means of drastic privatizations and deregulation.
  • Truss also wants to bring down the current rate of inflation by lowering taxes, even if the economists at the Bank of England reject the idea, fearing that it could push already spiraling prices even higher.
  • Has said some pretty weird stuff. Here’s a list.

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