And then there were three. We know for sure that the Conservative Party will not be making a white man prime minister. Tom Tugendhat, who bowed out of the Tory leadership fight on Monday night, was the last white man standing—the last representative of a demographic from which 13 out of the last 15 PMs, across parties, have been drawn. Kemi Badenoch was also knocked out this afternoon, after a creditable performance.
The remaining candidates—Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss—are battling to be the final two names put to party members. If the Tories don’t choose the first…
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