Why are we only now being told the truth about Liz Truss?
A sudden deluge of allegations against the former Prime Minister have been published just days after she left office.
Today’s newspapers are filled with revelations about Liz Truss and her behaviour in office, including during the period when she was standing to become Prime Minister.
Some of these revelations, such as details of the ‘rider’ she demanded on foreign trips, are fairly mundane, if arguably revealing. However, some of the other allegations are more serious.
These include claims that:
Her phone was hacked by Russia.
The former Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, agreed for this fact to be suppressed.
A ‘dirty dossier’ about Truss was being circulated this summer.
This dossier included claims that she ‘had an affair with an aide’.
It also contained claims of ‘predatory behaviour’ from her towards a younger male member of her staff.
There were ‘far fetched’ claims of a sex tape containing Truss.
The timing of these revelations is highly curious.
As someone who works in Westminster, I was aware of some of the ‘dirty dossier’ allegations against Truss, as well as others not listed above.
I was unable to confirm the veracity of them either way. However, I do know that they were widely spoken of. Indeed it was rare to come across anyone in Westminster who had not caught wind of them in some form or another, over recent months, and even years.
Despite this, nothing appeared about any of these claims at any point in any mainstream publication.
However, just days after Truss has left office, these claims have now suddenly emerged within the very same newspapers which were previously most staunchly loyal towards her. So what is going on?
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