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Ukip rift: Carswell realises that Ukip leader Farage is a rabble rousing coward in touch with racists

by | 28th, December 2014

Thoughts on UKip, by Douglas Carswell, the former Tory now a Ukip MP. Carswell is writing in the Daily Mail . His stand-out comments are on race:

There has never been anything splendid about isolation. It was our interdependence that put the Great into Great Britain and it is what sustains our living standards today. In such a world, a dislike of foreigners is not merely offensive, but absurd…

Far from being a party that tolerates pejorative comments about people’s heritage and background, Ukip in 2015 has to show that we have a serious internationalist agenda..

No Ukip candidate should ever make the mistake of blaming outsiders for the failings of political insiders in Westminster.

Nick Cohen wonders how that fits with Ukip leader Nigel Farage’s divisive barbs:

Rather than arguing about labels, let us agree to allow the facts to speak for themselves. Farage is a rabble-rouser and a coward. He

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