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Old 4th Dec 2017, 00:21
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Nigel Farage: Statesman

Nigel Farage defends Donald Trump saying outrage to Britain First tweets was 'out of all proportion' - Mirror Online

What a marvellous, eloquent politician he is.

It's hardly surpsising to see the BBC allow someone to talk over him without allowing him to put his point across. He always conducts himself extremely well, in the face of ridiculous opposition from the liberal mainstream. As long as chaps like him and the wonderful Jacob Rees Mogg are around, there is hope for British politics.
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This should be fun. I’ll get some popcorn.
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It`s easy to be a critic , a true Statesman would provide real solutions , inspire the young and comfort the electorate. Neither Farage nor the spawn of the Orangutan are Statesmen.
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Jacob rees-Mogg nails it again..
"He said it was “inevitable” people would share “appalling content because it is such an unimportant medium.”"
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Farage seems to me a fine gentleman. But in Malay, 'farage' has a quite different meaning...
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Farage was entertaining when he stood up in the EU Parliament and told them to their faces that they were a right bunch of . Trying to defend Trump and the recently-retweeted stuff is not on though.
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In the words of the great Limerickist:


There once was a man named Farage,
With a mouth like a gaping garage.
"Open Sesame!", he knocked;
Pandora's Box he unlocked.
"Cast off! It's goodbye for our barge!"
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Old 4th Dec 2017, 06:13
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Originally Posted by OllyBeak View Post
Farage seems to me a fine gentleman. But in Malay, 'farage' has a quite different meaning...
Googled it. A spot on description of this waste of space " little Englander".
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Great irony there, OP.
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Whether its Farage or any other politician of the right being taken to task, the BBC seems to clone their interviewers and journalists by swabbing cells from Trotsky's gullet.

Their complete arrogance and ignorance of proper conversational standards, coupled with the desire to get "Attention" at any cost is just what one would expect from a sub-Saharan jingoistic rag.

Few people have the ability to confidently remain speaking through their heckling and belittling. Farage is one who has that ability.

"Mouthpiece" does not even come close to the name I would confer on BBC news these days.

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He is an intelligent and competent debater, whether you agree with him or not is another matter. His polar opposite is George Galloway. I can enjoy listening to either of them. A bit like watching a classic sports encounter in a sport you don't care for.
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It`s easy to be a critic , a true Statesman would provide real solutions , inspire the young and comfort the electorate.
No that is not what is required. At this stage in the nation's political crisis what is necessary is "I have nothing to offer you but blood, sweat and tears."

Other parties continue to propose benign scenarios where no one dares to put forward a meaningful solution. "Inspire the young"? perhaps the young should realise that they will have to garner their own living, and may even have to fight for their liberty, as for "comforting the electorate", we can no longer afford to "comfort" the electorate. The time has come for some very hard and probably unpalatable decisions to be made that affect every aspect of our lives. When Farage put his proposals on the table they were rejected by the "comforted" electorate. So we stumble on trying to stitch together a solution that is neither equitable or sensible.

As is said, he is an eloquent, competent and intelligent debater who was unable to overcome the manipulations of the left at the time. When he made his pitch and had it rejected with attitude, it was time to "cast his pearls" elsewhere.

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I see the wind bag Farage is happy to take a portion of the 53 billion divorce bill in a lifetime EU £75 K pension

I suppose as his life time dedication to the EU a dishonourable crooked man
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Christ, I'd love to see Farage as UK PM. It'd be worth it just to laugh at what a mess he makes.
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Christ, I'd love to see Farage as UK PM. It'd be worth it just to laugh at what a mess he makes.
you will be suggesting that they might elect Donald Trump as the president of the US !
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His support for those Trump tweets is simply an admission of the inherent nastiness of UKIP.
"We are not racists, we just hate those awful people."
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If you judge them by what they achieve rather that what they say, love him or hate him, Farage is one of the greatest statesmen of the last 40 years.
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I'm no fan of Farage but I'd rather have a discussion with him than the mouthy woman sitting next to him.
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Originally Posted by Pace View Post
I see the wind bag Farage is happy to take a portion of the 53 billion divorce bill in a lifetime EU £75 K pension

I suppose as his life time dedication to the EU a dishonourable crooked man

Why not ??

There are more than enough CX, EK and RYR posters on here who never have a good word to say about their own employers, but I don't suppose that they will be giving up their pensions either.

The fact that the UK has to contribute to future pension payments of MEP's is not Farage's fault - any sensible organistion with € billions of pension commitments would actually have a suitable and appropriate Pension Fund and not rely on paying them out of current income.

More, typical EU stupidity.
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Old 4th Dec 2017, 11:24
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If you judge them by what they achieve rather that what they say, love him or hate him, Farage is one of the greatest statesmen of the last 40 years.
Depends how you define 'statesman'. If that includes anyone representing his country who has made a significant effect on history, it is just as well that you limited the time to the last 40 years. In the context of the past century he would not be very important.
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