Our lettuce outlasted Liz Truss, British paper declares, as PM quits

LONDON: For categories Englandthe national anthem, a national newspaper on Thursday announced lettuce the winner of a race to see if it can last longer Liz Trussafter the sacked prime minister resigned.
Tabloid newspaper Daily Star set up a live feed on Friday showing the uncooled iceberg next to a photo of ShoesAsk readers: “Which kind of wet lettuce will last longer?”
It then expanded the animation, adding a wig, a face and two hands holding vegetables, as well as two British flags, a paste on a plate, and a red cup bearing the legend.” Keep calm and carry on,” a slogan used to lift morale in Britain during the Second World War.
More than 12,000 Twitter users followed the feed as Truss announced his resignation outside the Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence.
Moments later, as viewership reached 21,000, “God Save the King” rang out as a hand reached across the table and placed a picture of Truss on his back and the caption “Lettuce has lived longer than Liz Truss” appeared.
The stunt echoed a comment on the other end of the British press spectrum. In a column published last week titled “The Iceberg Lady”, Economist The magazine described Truss as having “the shelf life of a lettuce”.
The political model of Truss, prime minister in the 1980s Margaret Thatcherwidely known as the Iron Lady.
Appointed on September 6, Truss succumbed to pressure after being forced to fire her finance minister and closest political ally, Kwasi Kwartengfollowed a disastrously received economic package that sent shockwaves throughout the financial markets.


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