Liz looked like a shoo-in for admin, until the Manchester pack discovered it. At the heart of the issue seems to be Liz’s failure to buy into the Manchester “content creator” persecution narrative:
Seriously, people take themselves way too seriously around here, this is far too intense at times, we need some comic relief.♦ Dr. Blofeld This is exactly the way I feel when editors talk about the persecution of content creators. Liz Read! Talk! 23:35, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
This is an article of faith with the Manchester crowd, that Eric Corbett has earned the right to verbally abuse other editors because he used to do some work with Featured Articles. Anyone who does not buy into this bizarre social contract is “persecuting” Eric Corbett for being a “content creator”. Corbett’s talk page regulars, J3Mrs, Dennis Brown, Sitush, MONGO, Drmies, Ealdgyth, and Corbett himself are all out in force.