Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage is a proud British nationalist politician with a French name. He is a Member of the European Parliament representing the United Kingdom Independence Party – UKIP. He was one of the public faces of the successful Leave campaign for the British EU referendum of June 23, 2016, known as Brexit.

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Farage declared the secession from Europe as a victory for “the real people, for the ordinary people, for the decent people” which presupposes that the other 48% of British voters who did not want to exit Europe are indecent and not real.  The Leave campaign made damn sure Britons knew they would regain control of their borders, although being an island nation The Seagull finds that bizarre. Also bizarre, a kingdom that once colonised a third of the planet was uncomfortable with foreigners being inside their borders.

Farage is also kind of a dick. Despite loathing the EU, he serves as a parliamentarian there, where he verbally attacked EU President Herman Van Rompuy in 2010, saying “You have the charisma of a damp rag and the appearance of a low-grade bank clerk.”

Oh, he also doesn’t believe climate change is a problem and wants to reopen Britain’s dirty coal mines because carbon dioxide is, y’know, good for plants!

Unfortunately for Britain, Europe and indecent people, Nigel Farage is a Significant Arsehair.