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    I don't think he is.

    If you do then I think you should provide evidence that he is.
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    As far as I can tell, he isn't but we can never know for sure. His party is certainly trying to appeal to those who lean that way though. Not that other parties don't do that but UKIP have made immigration a central part of their campaign.
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    Considering he married a german, lives on the continent and has said he openly enjoys europe, I'd say not.
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    no he isnt
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    (Original post by The_Mighty_Bush)
    As far as I can tell, he isn't but we can never know for sure. His party is certainly trying to appeal to those who lean that way though. Not that other parties don't do that but UKIP have made immigration a central part of their campaign.
    Labour in the 70s and 80s used to be Eurosceptic too then they realised you can **** on the poor and turn society against one another by becoming a less bitter flavour of the Conservatives. As much as I hate the Tories, at least they'll shove austerity in your face rather than masquerading around as working class saviours whilst actually being champagne socialists.

    We can never know for sure if any of the others are either. Bit daft to use that logic in regard to Farage and none of the others in the question. Its not as if he's Nick Griffin.
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    (Original post by Messiah Complex)
    Labour in the 70s and 80s used to be Eurosceptic too then they realised you can **** on the poor and turn society against one another by becoming a less bitter flavour of the Conservatives. As much as I hate the Tories, at least they'll shove austerity in your face rather than masquerading around as working class saviours whilst actually being champagne socialists.
    All politicians try to appeal to as many people as they can at the same time. There's very little difference between any of them in practice.

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    We can never know for sure if any of the others are either. Bit daft to use that logic in regard to Farage and none of the others in the question. Its not as if he's Nick Griffin.
    I never used that logic at any point only with regards to Farage. We cannot know for sure what our politicians actually think.
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    (Original post by The_Mighty_Bush)
    All politicians try to appeal to as many people as they can at the same time. There's very little difference between any of them in practice. I never used that logic at any point only with regards to Farage. We cannot know for sure what our politicians actually think.
    100% agree with you on both of those points. I'm an anarchist. I'd rather just survival of the fittest tbh
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    As an individual, probably not. But I would say that many in his party are actively racist, xenophobic and homophobic as seen by the multitude of 'gaffes' that have happened since UKIP rose to prominence.
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    Farage makes up a statistic about Romanians to try and create fear and hostility https://fullfact.org/factchecks/roma...ne_crime-29254

    Farage sleeps through his alarm and blames immigrants http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30370273

    Farage duck walks through Sussex singing Nazi youth songs http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...y-8827958.html

    Farage would rather live next to Germans and Romanians because we all know what the difference is http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27459923

    Farage thinks its cool to call everyone poofters and chinkys http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014...n_6353102.html
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    I think he is.

    He's a nasty piece of work and so is his party.
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    (Original post by DaveSmith99)
    Farage sleeps through his alarm and blames immigrants http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-30370273
    Couldnt be bothered to go through them all but this stood out as the most ridiculous. Nice and misleading title you've used.
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    When you say racism you don't mean Arab racism, Asian racism, Black racism, Jewish racism, you mean White racism. I think it's fair to say that racism is used almost as psychological warfare against White's and White's alone.It is used to stop us from opposing immigration that has destructive genocidal consequences on our population. So who are the real racists. If you said that African should be majority White, that would offend a lot of people and be racism. Reverse the races and it would be acceptable. So much for White privilege.
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    (Original post by Reue)
    Couldnt be bothered to go through them all but this stood out as the most ridiculous. Nice and misleading title you've used.
    It's obviously a stupid/exaggerated title, but not nearly as stupid the comment itself by Farage.
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    (Original post by DaveSmith99)
    It's obviously a stupid/exaggerated title, but not nearly as stupid the comment itself by Farage.
    Have you been down the M4 recently? It's a mess and an absolute nightmare at rush hour.

    Blaming the state of the M4 repairs is perfectly valid criticism. To suggest that increased population aided by open immigration is causing infrastructure overcrowding is also pretty valid.

    I don't see what was stupid about any of it.
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    (Original post by Anon316)
    When you say racism you don't mean Arab racism, Asian racism, Black racism, Jewish racism, you mean White racism. I think it's fair to say that racism is used almost as psychological warfare against White's and White's alone.It is used to stop us from opposing immigration that has destructive genocidal consequences on our population. So who are the real racists. If you said that African should be majority White, that would offend a lot of people and be racism. Reverse the races and it would be acceptable. So much for White privilege.
    There are no large swathes of white people desperate to live in Africa. So the only reason you'd say Africa should be majority white would be because of some specific desire to displace or wipe out black Africans. But keep telling yourself that if it helps you feel like less of a ****.
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    (Original post by Reue)
    Have you been down the M4 recently? It's a mess and an absolute nightmare at rush hour.

    Blaming the state of the M4 repairs is perfectly valid criticism. To suggest that increased population aided by open immigration is causing infrastructure overcrowding is also pretty valid.

    I don't see what was stupid about any of it.
    I don't think I've actually ever been on the M4, but that's beside the point. The real cause of the traffic problem is of course a lack of investment in roads, a lack of investment in rail and a general lack of investment everywhere outside London causing tons of commuter traffic back and forth. I believe there were roadworks at the time, so the single biggest factor in him missing the event was that he didn't plan it properly. There's a very good chance that quite a few of the construction workers carrying out the works were foreign as well, and quite likely from those Eastern European countries that he's blaming.

    Of course it's far easier to just blame foreigners, as he does with everything.
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    (Original post by Reue)
    Have you been down the M4 recently? It's a mess and an absolute nightmare at rush hour.

    Blaming the state of the M4 repairs is perfectly valid criticism. To suggest that increased population aided by open immigration is causing infrastructure overcrowding is also pretty valid.

    I don't see what was stupid about any of it.
    Seriously?

    The M4 has always been fairly good to me. The main traffic seems to be caravan owners and old people going to the West Country. There have only been two occasions where I have been held up for a long time - 1) was because a man took his son hostage and parked up on the road. 2) was because a horse box fell over.

    For Farage to blame a delay of 2.5hrs solely on immigration is absurd. I cannot see how he could assume that suddenly, on one Sunday afternoon, there was a sudden increase in foreign born drivers using the westbound carriageway of the M4.

    It was a stupid comment to make. But, I guess it is a useful excuse. Today I went to Pret a Manger for a drink. The queue was longer than usual and I was a few minutes late to a meeting.

    The reason? Bloody immigrants.
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    (Original post by Ronove)
    There are no large swathes of white people desperate to live in Africa. So the only reason you'd say Africa should be majority white would be because of some specific desire to displace or wipe out black Africans. But keep telling yourself that if it helps you feel like less of a ****.
    You just clarified and reinforced his point. Thanks.
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    (Original post by InnerTemple)
    Seriously?
    The M4 has always been fairly good to me. The main traffic seems to be caravan owners and old people going to the West Country.
    I suspect alot of the daily commuters would disagree. Infact I know alot of them do disagree.

    (Original post by InnerTemple)
    For Farage to blame a delay of 2.5hrs solely on immigration is absurd. I cannot see how he could assume that suddenly, on one Sunday afternoon, there was a sudden increase in foreign born drivers using the westbound carriageway of the M4.
    To blame it entirely on immigration is indeed absurd. To suggest that it was a contributing factor is not so.

    (Original post by InnerTemple)
    It was a stupid comment to make. But, I guess it is a useful excuse. Today I went to Pret a Manger for a drink. The queue was longer than usual and I was a few minutes late to a meeting.

    The reason? Bloody immigrants.
    A few months ago I had to take someone to the local A+E department. The wait was 4 hours while she was in a huge amount of pain.

    The reason? Too many people requiring the service which hasnt been expanded since before labour threw open the doors. Perhaps not bloody immigrants.. but certainly a contributing factor.
 
 
 
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