Rishi Sunak jabbered furiously like a man who’d washed down Pro Plus with a treble espresso
Daily Mail says Ding, ding! Seconds out. Time for the latest round in the bad tempered brouhaha also known as the Tory leadership contest.
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak’s travelling verbal tussle staggered on to Stoke-on-Trent last night where the challengers came face to face in a live, hour-long BBC studio debate.
All the early signs suggested we were in for right old dust up. Insults were being tossed about like grenades at the Somme throughout the day.
At one point, a Twitter tantrum erupted when that perpetual trouble magnet (and ardent Truss supporter) Nadine Dorries (made a dig about the price of Rishi’s sharp, bespoke suits.
If the two sides keep this up, UN peacekeepers may at some point need to intervene. And, sure enough, this debate was every bit as ill-tempered as we expected.