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In Ñspel: The Guardian view on Liz Truss’s resignation: a quitter after all

‘In her brief tenure, Ms Truss proved she lacked the skills to lead. Her judgments and her tone were almost always wrong.’ Photograph: Tayfun Salcı/Zuma Press Wire/Rex/Shutterstock
‘In hr brīf teńr, Mz Trus pruvd ś lact ɖ scilz t līd. Hr jujmnts n hr ton wr olmst olwz roñ.’ Foṭgraf: Tayfun Salcı/Zuma Pres Wîr/Rex/Śuṭstoc

Ɖ Gardịn vy on Liz Trus’z reẓgneśn: a qitr aftr ol

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 20 October 2022)

Ɖ prîm̦inistr dparts hymilietd aftr 45 dez. Hr reclis msjujmnts śoud ś wz nvr p t ɖ job

Ʈrzde 20 Octobr 2022

Boris Jonsn’z reẓgneśn in Jlî wz ɖ vri oṗzit v a naśnl traɉdi. Bt Liz Trus’z dparćr on Ʈrzde wz a momnt v naśnl fars. Nvr hz a prîm̦inistr bn les sūtd t ɖ job ɖn ś wz. Nvr hz a reẓgneśn bn mor nīdd bî ɖ cuntri. Hvñ bostd ɖt ś wz nt a qitr, Mz Trus ʈrù in ɖ tǎl a de lêtr. Ɖ abt-trn wz par fr ɖ cors fr ɖ most b’lijṛntli incompitnt Britiś prîm̦inistrśp in modn, n phps eni uɖr, tîmz. Ś dparts hymilietd, aftr 45 dez, ɖ śortist srvñ prîm̦inistr in Britiś hisṭri. Bt ś dzrvd t g.

Mz Trus’z Dǎnñ Strīt anǎnsmnt foloud a torid 24 aurz v Cnsrṿtiv mêhem, unmistecbli ɖ deʈ̒rǒz v a c’lapsñ reźīm. Ɖ ɖen homsecṛtri, Suela Breṿmn, wz sact aftr an arğmnt abt lūsr iṃgreśncntrolz. Cnsrṿtiv MPz wr ɖen rdyst t dsmeid dis’re ovr hǎ t vot on a Lebr mośn agnst fracñ. Aftr ɖt, it wz simpli a matr v tîm. On Ʈrzde, ɖ bac-bnć 1922 Cmiti ćer, Sr Greym Brêdi, wnt t Nu 10 t se ɖt ɖ gem wz p fr Mz Trus’z inept n tin-ird līdrśp.

In hr brīf teńr, Mz Trus pruvd ɖt ś lact ɖ scilz t līd. Hr jujmnts n hr ton wr olmst olwz roñ. Ilectd bî partimembrz wɖt ɖ bacñ v Tori MPz, ś tc hr vicṭri az a parṭzan mandet. Ś xîld ɖ mjoṛti v MPz, mor v hūm hd s’portd Riśi Sŭnac ɖn hr, fṛm hr guvnmnt bfr biyñ forst t brñ sm v ɖm bac tù lêt. In a Dǎnñ Strīt ẃr niolibṛl îdịlogz n ʈnctancs wr gvn fri rein, ś slaśt taxz fr ɖ rić – a śocñ muv ɖt pruvd a dzrvd ic̣nomic n p’liticl dzastr. A run on ɖ pǎnd, a lrć in ɖ bondmarcit n an imrjnsi inṭvnśn bî ɖ Banc v Ñgḷnd foloud. Confidns in Cnsrṿtiv ic̣nomic manijmnt c’lapst n ɖ opińnpoulz tanct.

Nn v ɖs, hvr, wl end ɖ foment n fax́ṇlizm cnsymñ ɖ Tori parti. Ɖr hz bn tōc v MPz cọlesñ arnd a compṛmîz yṇticanddet t s’xid Mz Trus – T’rīza Me spouc p fr ɖs aproć on Ʈrzde. Bt ɖ Tōriz apir tù far gn in dsyṇti n rîvlri fr a stić-up lîc ɖt t wrc. Ɖ rli sînz r ɖt sevṛl srvñ n formr ministrz wl trî agn, az in Jlî. Ny rūlz, rqîrñ 100 noṃneśnz, hv bn set so ɖt Tori membrz cn b prest nt t oṿtrn ɖ MPz’ prifŕd līdr a secnd tîm. Bt ɖr wl b sm canddets, poṣbli (bt dsgresḟli f so) includñ an unripntnt Mr Jonsn, hu wl wont membrz t hv ɖ fînl se. It z intîrli poṣbl ɖt, nxt wīc, ɖ Tori parti wl inflict a Trus 2.0 on ɖ cuntri.

Sć an ǎtcm wd b teribl fr ɖ Tori parti n Britiś dmocṛsi, n caṭstrofic fr Britn. Ɖ parti wd fīl unlīḍbl n ɖ cuntri unguvṇbl. Ɖ marcits mt tec frît, ispeṣ́li f ɖr wz yt anɖr ćenj v ćanslr. Bt it wd b ɖ public, olrdi suḟrñ a baṭrñ on costs n bujits, n wɖ record numbrz dpndnt on fūdbancs, hu wd sufr most. Ɖt z ẃ, in ɖ end n snr rɖr ɖn lêtr, ɖ tru s’lūśn t ɖ crîsis in ɖ Tori parti z an rli jenṛl ilex́n. Onli a ny guvnmnt wɖ a ny mandet cn gv ɖ Britiś ppl ɖ freś start ɖt ɖe nīd n dzrv.

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