The lights really are going out all over what’s left of the ‘People’s Army’ – the departure of their communications director leaves them without a single national press officer.
To be a tall poppy in UKIP was for many years a dangerous thing – unless your name was Nigel. He left them without a developing new generation.
Corbyn doesn’t care about it, and May’s credibility is weakened by the failure to fulfil the tens of thousands pledge.
The latest embarrassment from UKIP’s Hartlepool campaign comes after Paul Nuttall pivoted his party to focus on Islam.
Phillip Broughton is standing for the Party in Hartlepool, historically one of their electoral strongholds.
Meanwhile, UKIP’s anti-Muslim programme is so transparent a piece of Vice Signalling as to scarcely be worth further comment.
If this odd couple succeed, the millionaire gets to claim he made Brexit happen and the paper gets to imply that Brexit is illegitimate.
Contrast with the fate of the Lib Dems: on the right our party system has done its job, but on the left it’s struggling.
The multi-millionaire has been suspended from the party after criticising Nuttall’s leadership.
Daggers are drawn yet again, as Arron Banks seeks to take the party over after the Stoke result undermined its leader.
He took a big gamble to get the People’s Army back on the front foot, and lost.
He and his Party are used to weathering negative coverage – even when it’s true.
He might have got his life back, but he doesn’t seem to want to give up the limelight.
The People’s Army has lost thousands of members, has barely any money and is still beset by infighting.
Three days on, he is still milking his visit to the President-elect for all it’s worth – and who can blame him?