Thursday 17 August 2017

In the end, all Sinn Fein can offer the public is a suspension of the laws of economics

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage arrives at Cudham Church of England Primary School in Cudham, Kent. Photo: Gareth Fuller.
UKIP Leader Nigel Farage arrives at Cudham Church of England Primary School in Cudham, Kent. Photo: Gareth Fuller.
David Quinn

David Quinn

NIGEL Farage of UKIP and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams have one thing in common – both have been through a media barrage and both look like they're going to come out the other side with their respective parties not alone intact, but set to do extremely well in the polls.

Farage, Patrick Wintour in 'The Guardian' wrote a few days ago, has come through "a period of probably the most intensive scrutiny any unelected British politician has faced in decades."

According to Wintour, Farage's opponents hoped that "his mask has slipped to reveal if not something dark, then at least a buffoon, or better, someone who unashamedly manipulates truths to feed fear and garner votes".

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