In just 6 years, the United Kingdom will have 5 prime ministers. What went awry?

On Thursday at Downing Street in London, Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation. Her husband, Hugh O’Leary, was in the audience. Truss has only been premier for 44 days. Getty Images/Rob Pinney remove caption

switch to caption Getty Images/Rob Pinney On Thursday at Downing Street in London, Prime Minister Liz Truss announced her resignation. Her husband, Hugh O’Leary, was in the audience. Truss has only been premier for 44 days.

Getty Images/Rob Pinney ENGLAND — Historically, the United Kingdom has been associated with reliable, if occasionally dull, governance. However, Prime Minister Liz Truss’ resignation on Thursday after six weeks in office illustrates how disorganized British politics have become.

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