Fṛm Đ Gardịn: Truss for PM really is a laughing matter, finds Laura Kuenssberg panel

Truss’s interview with Kuenssberg drew a sarcastic response from the comedian Joe Lycett. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/AFP/Getty Images
Trus’z inṭvy wɖ Kuenssberg drù a sarcastic rspons fṛm ɖ cmīdịn Jo Lîṣt. Foṭgraf: Jef Ovrz/BBC/AFP/Geti Iṃjz

Trus fr PM riyli z a lafñmatr, fîndz Lora Kuenssberg panl

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 4 September 2022)

Foṛn secṛtri’z apiṛns on BBC’z ny Súnde poḷtics TV śo dīpnz inigma v hr ǒn mcñ

John Crace

Jon Crês, Súnde, 4 Sptmbr 2022

Haf ɖ batl in lōnćñ a ny Súnde poḷtics TV śo z bcñ ɖ rît gsts. Y d’nt wont yr oṗnñprogram t b inṭvyz wɖ Jecb Rīs-Mog n Jon Redwŭd. So ɖ BBC’z Súnde wɖ Lora Kuenssberg priti mć nêld it bî gtñ Liz Trus az ɖ star’trax́n.

Ɖr wz a smōl dǎnsîd, mînd. W r ol oblîjd t pritnd ɖt Trus z’nt a srtnti t bcm ɖ ny līdr v ɖ Tori parti on Munde, so ś z stl umbilicli linct wɖ Riśi Sŭnac. Ẃć mnt ɖt ɖ śo olso hd t fînd tîm fr Redi fr Riś! dspt him biyñ last wīc’s stori.

Stl, it wz probbli a tred-of wrʈ tecñ. In eni ces, cm ɖ end it wd b ɖ cmīdịn Jo Lîṣt, wn v a panl v ʈri randm comntetrz alñ wɖ Clio Wotsn, Boris Jonsn’z formr depyti ćīf v stāf, n Eṃli Ʈornḅri, hu wd b gvñ Kuenssberg slīplis nîts.

Ɖ credits opnd wɖ Kuenssberg standñ in frunt v ẃt lct lîc a haf-finiśt cartūn v Tǎr Brij, ɖ Hǎzz v Parḷmnt n ɖ Enjl v ɖ Norʈ, ẃl proṃsñ ɖs śo wz gwñ t b difṛnt fṛm ol ɖ uɖrz. It wz gwñ t b abt convseśn rɖr ɖn confṛnteśn. ’r … sm hop. Ɖs wz a poḷticsśo aftr ol. F y’v sìn wn, y’v sìn ɖm ol. Y cn ćenj ɖ grafics n y cn ćenj ɖ stydio, bt y stl c’nt mc a poḷtiśn ansr a stret qsćn.

Kuenssberg ɖen jônd ɖ panl. Ẃt qoḷtiz dd Trus n Sŭnac hv, ś asct. Wotsn dclerd ɖt Sŭnac hd a swīt tuʈ – a bit randm, bt OC – n ɖt Trus hd hd a numbr v cabiṇtposts. Hardli insît. Ʈornḅri śrugd n sd Rêdón Liz wz ʈic-scind. Lîṣt mirli sd ɖt h hd cm t hír ɖ truʈ. Ẃć sjstd h hd cm t ɖ roñ ples.

W ɖen muvd t tū Îcīa ćerz n an Îcīa tebl, ẃć formd ɖ set fr ɖ mn inṭvy. “Cn y b’liv ɖt y’r gwñ t b prîm̦inistr?” Kuenssberg asct Trus. A dīsnt frst qsćn bcz it’s wn ɖt most ppl r ascñ ɖmslvz. Ɖ mor w ol gt t si v hr, ɖ les compitnt ś apirz t b. Wirdli afctlis, rboticli moṇton n scersli īvn ebl t tōc in jônd-up sntnsz.

Ɖ cost-v-livñ crîsis wz’nt a crîsis, Rêdón Liz insistd. It wz jst a vri sirịs ʈñ. Wn ɖt ɖ YC wz acć̣li vri wel-plest t dīl wɖ. I’d het t ʈnc v ɖ stet w’d b in f Britn wz’nt so priperd. Liṣnñ t Trus y’d olmst imajin spîṛlñ eṇjibilz wr ol part v ɖ plan. N īvn ɖo ś hd wns sd ś wd’nt b oḟrñ handǎts, ś wd nǎ b dwñ so aftr ol wɖn a wīc bt cd’nt se ẃt or hǎ mć. Partli bcz it wd b roñ. Bt mnli bcz ś dd’nt nǒ.

Ɖt wz priti mć Trus’z hîpônt v chiṛns. Ś wnt on t insist ɖt cutñ taxz wz importnt bcz it wz nesṣri t rword ɖ most wel-of in ssayti; ɖt it wd b roñ fr hr t wuri abt infleśn az ɖt wz ɖ Banc v Ñgḷnd’z probḷm; ɖt ś wz wêtñ fr ɖ hlʈsecṛtri, hūm ś hd’nt yt apôntd, t tel hr ẃt t d abt ɖ NHS. Ś īvn manijd t implî ɖt fracñ wd sort ǎt ɖ YC’z eṇji s’plîz ɖs wintr. Ś z an inigma v hr ǒn mcñ. Îɖr ś’z a sīcrit jīńs hu z gwñ t astoniś s. Or ś riyli z’nt ɖt brît.

Az ɖ inṭvy cem t a clos, y cd hír aplōz cmñ fṛm ɖ panl. Ɖo it sn bcem clir ɖt ol ɖ clapñ wz cmñ fṛm jst wn sors. “I luvd it,” inʈyzd Lîṣt. “I fīl ʈuṛli ri’śurd.” “Riyli?” asct Kuenssberg. V ol ɖ ptnśl dzastrz ś hd fird, sarcazm clirli hd’nt bn wn v ɖm.

Lîṣt jst cept gwñ. “Ś’z gwñ t sort evrʈñ ǎt!” h dclerd. Bî nǎ Lora hd riylîzd ɖt Lîṣt hd gn rog n wz mcñ a mntl not t hrslf t tel ɖ bcrz nt t gt anɖr cmīdịn. Phps ś śd hv setld fr a hǎsband instd. Ś muvd on t a lîtnñ nyzpepŗvy – evri Súnde poḷticsśo hz t hv wn v ɖz – bt Lîṣt stl wz’nt dn.

F h wz a leftwñ cmīdịn, h sd, h mt cnclud ɖt Trus wz jst ɖ bacwoś w’d bn left wɖ aftr 12 yirz v Tori guvnmnts. Bt h wz’nt leftwñ! H wz increḍbli rîtwñ! N wz’nt it briłnt v Liz t ignor ɖ pridix́nz v ol ɖ icoṇmists hu sd ɖ YC wz hedñ fr ɖ wrst ic̣nomic crîsis in decedz.

“’r, yes,” sd Kuenssberg, rmemḅrñ ś wz s’pozd t b hvñ a convseśn. Cd w tōc abt ɖ Arṭmis speslōnć? Or ɖ Fu Fîtrz beṇfitgig fr Teilr Hōcinz? ’m, w cd hv dn f enwn hd śoun ɖ slîtist inṭrest in îɖr subjict. Bt evrwn jst śrugd. Spes n drumñ wr ol rît ɖe s’pozd. F y lîct ɖt sort v ʈñ.

Ɖ rest v ɖ śo pást les ivntḟli wɖ a muvñ inṭvy wɖ Olena Zelensca in Cyīv n ɖen a p’lît f inconṣqnśl et-minit xćenj wɖ Sŭnac. Trus hd got a fl 20 minits. It wz az ɖo Kuenssberg n Sŭnac bʈ ń ɖe wr filñ tîm. Ɖt ɖr wz no pônt dscusñ hiz planz az ɖe wr nvr gwñ t hapn. Ɖo īvn an abject, bìtn Riś! smhǎ sīmz mor plōẓbl ɖn Trus. Ɖ Tori-parti membrz hv pleid a sic joc on ɖ rest v s.

“Plīz d cm bac on ɖ śo,” Kuenssberg sd t Sŭnac. Ɖo nt eni tîm tù sn. Ś rluctntli trnd t ɖ panl fr ɖer vrdict. “Y mt az wel hv got Pītr Andre,” sd Lîṣt. Trnñ ɖ scru t ɖ last. Harś bt fer.

Instroduction to Ñspel

05/09/2022

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