Nigel Farage shows UKIP to be nothing but a one-man show after reneging on his promise to stand down and illustrates that all political careers do indeed end in failure also
Nigel Farage continues to claim that he’s a man of his word despite reneging on his promise to stand down as leader of UKIP if he lost in the South Thanet constituency. Using the excuse that the party’s NEC “overwhelmingly refused [his] resignation” this hypocrite remarked in Monday’s The Telegraph that “the party comes before me” and that he has “done the right thing”. He is wrong.
In remaining, Farage has shown himself to be the exact opposite of the man he’s spent years cultivating himself as. As an anti-establishment figure with a belief in standing for all that politicians are not, this former commodity broker’s message resonated with many. Now, in breaking such a major promise, he’s destroyed that reputation in one fell swoop and now Nigel Farage will be remembered as nothing but “just another lying politician”.
Never have Enoch Powell’s words rung truer: All political careers do indeed end in failure.
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