His best hope of success in British politics is to boost his chances in elections by dividing the Conservatives and plundering their vote.
Posts Tagged: Douglas Carswell
The second piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit explores the challenges which the anti-EU movement overcame to survive and then thrive.
Daniel Hannan: Better to select the Tory leader like the Dalai Lama than elect him in this preposterous way
I just can’t see how parliamentary sovereignty is compatible with a potential Prime Minister being nominated by an extra-parliamentary body.
Daniel Hannan: That Brexit film works as drama. But it doesn’t as history. I should know. I was there.
The real flaw in Graham’s film was the implication that Vote Leave won by turning the European question into something else.
The noise that he picks up, with an almost clairvoyant sense, is not that of a queue waiting to vote but of a mob pitching the mighty from their seats.
The deadline is August 6th. While the role has yet to capture the public’s imagination, it has genuine power.
May should not shirk from seeking an election over her manifesto pledge to leave it. But we are not there yet – not nearly.
And here’s the thing: Banks knew it. Farage knew it. But they didn’t care. Their primary objective was to be seen to lead the campaign, not to win it.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
In his new book, Peter Oborne interprets a collection of the outrageous Tweets which carried Trump to high office.
At our Post-Election Conference, UKIP’s only MP was put on the spot, and others were applauded as they outlined great things which can now be achieved.
For the politically correct left, free speech is a zero sum game, for some people to find their voice, others must be silenced.
UKIP is, in both form and function a conventional political party
“Croney corporatism is not the free market. Cosy cartel politics is not democracy. Change is coming.”
Mark Reckless, the UKIP candidate in Rochester, is nothing like as popular as Douglas Carswell is in Clacton.