Patrick O’Flynn Patrick O’Flynn

Only Brexit voters can save Nigel Farage from himself now

Nigel Farage last painted himself into a corner at the end of the 2015 general election. Now he has done it again. And Farage’s only hope is that Brexit voters can save him from himself.

In the lead-up to that election, Farage foolishly spiced up a serialisation of his autobiography by declaring it would be ‘curtains’ for him – and that he would quit as Ukip leader – if he failed to win in South Thanet.

Of course, he didn’t win.

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