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Editorial: Truss has taken a wrecking ball to what’s left of Britain after Brexit

Conservatism is an enduring and honourable political creed that has been debased and discredited by incompetent extremists

Liz Truss: the British prime minister’s claim that the British economy needs a complete overhaul is not without merit, but her solutions to that country’s economic ills are not credible

It is difficult to recall a policy announcement that did so much damage so quickly to a country, its government, its people, its financial markets and its international image as Britain’s so-called mini budget of September 23. Central to the policy was a raft of uncosted and unfunded tax cuts aimed at stimulating the economy, presented by a government in hectic and clueless pursuit of “growth, growth, growth”.

Yet it was so dishonestly presented and ...