Liz Truss' resignation as Prime Minister is being blamed on a faulty economic plan. But her fate should serve as a warning to other countries that may have to grapple with an inconceivable choice.
Liz Truss is just the latest Prime Minister to be tripped up trying to tackle productivity.
A popular former chancellor of the exchequer under Boris Johnson's premiership, Sunak will be the first nonwhite to take the top job and the youngest prime minister in more than 200 years.
Following the resignation of Liz Truss as Britain's fourth prime minister in a little over six years, her Conservative Party — in power since 2010 — is racing to select a replacement.
Truss beats George Canning, who was prime minister for 119 days in 1827.
With yet another prime minister's resignation, the British government's 10 Downing Street looks like a revolving door. Analysts blame polarization, populism, a flawed system and poor leadership.
After a bruising first six weeks in office, the prime minister replaced her finance chief with former leadership rival Jeremy Hunt. But she still faces a barrage of criticism.
Truss became prime minister on Tuesday and immediately confronted the enormous task ahead of her amid increasing pressure to curb soaring prices, ease labor unrest and fix the health care system.
Many constituents and politicians have reached out to Britain's new prime minister on Twitter — or so they thought. Many actually tagged the account of Liz Trussell, who's been having fun with it.