The mendacious simplifications of the last referendum campaign showed this is no way to conduct the Brexit argument.
Posts Tagged: Nigel Farage
Profile. Nigel Farage – the career politician who denounces career politicians. With abundant energy and brilliant timing.
One wonders whether he feels a kind of disappointed love for the Tories – or for them as he thinks they ought to be.
Sophy Ridge asks him if his life has ‘come crashing back down to reality’, recently. He says he’s enjoying being a commentator, and reminders her that he’s still an MEP.
It is not so much like a parent or a nanny as a brother. Not Big Brother, to be sure, but Little Brother – to be treated both with sibling rivalry and understated love.
WATCH: Farage wants progress on Brexit, though ‘no deal is better than the current deal that we’ve got’
He says “yes” when Murnaghan asks if he’ll “start making more of a fuss” if Article 50 hasn’t been triggered by the beginning of 2017.
WATCH: Interviewer – “What’s Farage’s problem?” Hamilton – “I don’t know, I’m not his psychiatrist.”
The latest on the UKIP leaders’ love-in.
A close election usually means that safe seats stay that way, thus allowing big beasts to rest easy. But these are interesting times.
To get to the essence of UKIP we should ignore its factions, policies and candidates and look at the people who vote for it.
Interview: Jacob Rees-Mogg – “I think the love-bombing of UKIP voters would be an intelligent strategy”
He contends that we have become “a classless society” – and will set out in his election address his demands for our EU renegotiation.
Russell Brand is challenged over his refusal to stand for Parliament.
Something red, Something blue, Something purple, something…khaki.
Cutting red tape is an easy slogan but takes political courage.
While Brand’s vision of a Big Society for anti-capitalists might not sound like a whole lot of fun, it does represent a challenge to the mechanistic, top-down statism of the conventional left
Sharp differences in opinion can be found in all the major parties, but in the Labour Party they don’t matter.
Would a Conservative Party led by him have beaten UKIP?