Farage is loathsome – but he may become a saviour for Remainers if his Brexit Party splits the Tory vote

Nigel’s heroism knows no bounds in stepping back from taking an eighth run at parliament, but if he stops Boris getting a mandate many across the country will be cheering

Matthew Norman
Sunday 03 November 2019 19:50
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Nigel Farage says he will not stand for the eight time as an MP

Nigel Farage is no more a guy to do things by halves than to drink them in view of a camera, when the foaming pewter pint is his everyman identifier of choice.

Yet even by his stellar standards, the two JFK moments he manufactured this Sabbath left the BBC1 viewer reeling in stupefaction.

None who saw it will forget where they were when Farage revealed he won’t be standing for parliament. Nor will they forget where he was when he revealed it.

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