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ALASTAIR CAMPBELL

@campbellclaret

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Nobody who has paid attention to the extreme Brexiteers should be remotely surprised about what has happened today. For the Brextremists Brexit was always about slashing taxes for the rich, shredding regulations for the corporates, and hoping culture wars, slogans and bullshit1/4

about levelling up in the north and midlands would keep the non rich diverted. Truss is a prisoner of them and Kwarteng is a true believer. Neither of these bedfellows could give a toss about the people who are facing the cost of living crisis. Added to which Brexit is one of 2/4

the main reasons why the pound has crashed, and growth has been so slow. Rachel Reeves did a good job demolishing the plan Kwarteng put forward today. But neither of the main parties’ claims to go for growth stack up unless they include a plan to fix Brexit and all that is 3/4

going wrong because of it. One thing is surely certain though. These charlatans have had 12 years and have made a total mess of the economy. They cannot be trusted with it ever again. Austerity. Brexit. Corruption. Devaluation. Enough is enough. They have got to toppled 4/4

ALASTAIR CAMPBELL

@campbellclaret

Writer, communicator, consultant, strategist, mental health campaigner. Does podcast The Rest is Politics with ex Tory minister Rory Stewart.

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