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Social media users post sardonic British humour after Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget

Chris Morris on the BBC’s satirical show The Day Today in 1994.

The markets may have reacted badly to Kwasi Kwarteng’s “fiscal event”, sending the pound tumbling to its lowest level against the dollar for decade, but you can always count on some stoic British humour in the face of the government tanking the economy.with his flying clanger? – and this old clip of Liz Truss having trouble ringing one did the rounds as a metaphor for her handling of the economy so early in her tenure.

 

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