Britain’s new leader Liz Truss can’t escape Boris Johnson’s legacy

As Conservative Party members elevated Liz Truss as their new leader on Monday, the nostalgia for Boris Johnson is palpable. There is even speculation that, like his hero Winston Churchill, he may one day return from the desert.

Even though Johnson will never lead his party again, little doubt he will cast a long shadow on the sidelines. And that has made his legacy into contested territory – as it is central to defining the Conservative Party and conservatism in the post-Johnson era.

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