Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been brutally mocked on-line after claiming that he’s ‘completely’ assured he’ll win the subsequent common election.
His ‘confidence’ comes at a time when the Labour Get together has elevated its lead over the Tories to 22 factors, with various polls predicting an electoral wipeout for the Conservative Get together.
Showing in an interview with ITV’s This Morning, though Sunak refused to offer a precise date for the election, when requested if he was feeling assured, he replied: “I’m. Yeah. Completely.
“I actually imagine at the beginning of this yr we’ve turned a nook and on the right track. The plan we’ve put in place is working.”
A latest ballot discovered that Sir Keir Starmer could be most popular to Rishi Sunak as prime minister by voters in additional than three quarters of parliamentary seats.
In keeping with the YouGov ballot, the Labour chief comes prime in 493 seats in England, Scotland and Wales, whereas Mr Sunak is most popular in simply 139 seats.
Social media customers mocked Sunak over his misplaced confidence, with one writing on X: “Sunak, as soon as once more, demonstrating how fully out of contact he’s. Let’s hope he does much more PR.”
One other wrote: “Somebody please name a physician, there’s a man in No10 affected by extreme delusions.”
Basit Mahmood is editor of Left Foot Ahead