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    Quote Originally Posted by lankou View Post
    I dare not say what I like about Farage, I would get barred. But he will have to replace the income and expenses he got from being an MEP.
    He can probably make a decent living off writing a book and just being a guest in random talk shows.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lankou View Post
    Your own link suggests he earns a decent living outside his MEP salary .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rei View Post
    He can probably make a decent living off writing a book and just being a guest in random talk shows.

    I suspect the post Brexit chaos will make in necessary for the number of security guards he currently has to be increased .

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    Interesting language being used. His party "wins" official recognition. Why wins? There's no winning about it. You register with the Electoral Commission and if you follow their guidelines - https://www.electoralcommission.org....tration-rp.pdf - then there will be no problem.

    So in the Grauniad's article (New Brexit party backed by Farage wins official recognition) and the title of this thread, both go for the "wins" line, which to me is just a form of denigration. Doing that has piqued my interest in this new party, and who knows, seeing as I cancelled my party membership elsewhere maybe I might join this lot. The OP asks "what's the point?" Well there may well be no cat's chance in hell of them being elected, but at least it is a meaningful protest vote. I think that there are millions of people in this country who have become disenfranchised with traditional parties, so who knows, maybe they will be quite successful. Personally as a traditional Tory voter, I would find it very hard to vote for a party that had Dominic Grieve in it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lankou View Post
    I suspect the post Brexit chaos will make in necessary for the number of security guards he currently has to be increased .
    I suspect that most of the post Brexit woes will be blamed on the EU and not on the Brexiteers who promised the sunlit uplands.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rei View Post
    I suspect that most of the post Brexit woes will be blamed on the EU and not on the Brexiteers who promised the sunlit uplands.
    I doubt that, the chaos will be so bad, it will be the likes of Farage, Rees-Mogg and other who stated there would be no problems leaving the EU who will need personal security.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rei View Post
    I suspect that most of the post Brexit woes will be blamed on the EU and not on the Brexiteers who promised the sunlit uplands.
    I'l be blaming those who refused to prepare for the UK leaving - step forward spreedsheet Phil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lankou View Post
    I doubt that, the chaos will be so bad, it will be the likes of Farage, Rees-Mogg and other who stated there would be no problems leaving the EU who will need personal security.
    You make him sound like a Jewish MP at a Labour Party conference.

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