Tory mini-budget lies debunked: don’t let them fool you

Gaslighting: Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng (and the rest of their government) are trying to feed you a lot of misleading lines about their policies. Don’t let them.

After crashing the UK economy with their ‘dumb and dumber’ mini-budget/’fiscal event’, Liz Truss, Kwasi Kwarteng and their Conservative government chums are trying to gaslight you into thinking the consequences are not their fault.

Don’t believe a word of it.

Let’s have a look at some of their claims:

First among them must be this nonsense that the mini-budget was economically sound. Here’s one very obvious indicator that it wasn’t:

On her round of radio interviews yesterday (September 29), Liz Truss tried to tell us all that she has capped energy bills at £2,500 per year – indicating that she doesn’t understand her own policy:

The Treasury is trying to tell us changes to stamp duty mean a saving of £11,250 for first-time buyers – but the mortgage would cost people who earn £30,000 a total of £38,000 per year:

How about the claim that cutting taxes is fair because it helps everybody?

And what is the government’s response to complaints? Here’s Ernst Stavro Blofeld- er, Andrew Griffith, and Peter Stefanovic’s response to him:

Have YOU donated to my crowdfunding appeal, raising funds to fight false libel claims by TV celebrities who should know better? These court cases cost a lot of money so every penny will help ensure that wealth doesn’t beat justice.

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