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Ukip is in the middle of the most cynical political repositioning ever

You can’t be both more Tory than the Tories and more Labour than Labour. But apparently you can tell people you are and it’ll work

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel farage poses for photographs at party headquarters after Douglas Carswell won the Clacton-on-Sea by-election for UKIP on October 10, 2014 in England. Mr Carswell will become the first UKIP Member of Parliament. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images). (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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