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27 April 2016

Nigel Farage forgets which side he’s on in the EU debate

 “Once again David­ Cameron makes a powerful argument to vote Remain.”

By Media Mole

The EU referendum campaign seems to be tiring out poor Nige. The Ukip leader was caught by a few hasty screengrabbers on Twitter tweeting in favour of the Prime Minister’s argument for staying in the EU:


Photo: Twitter/@RupertMyers

He hastily deleted the tweet, and replaced it with this:

Your mole can only assume that Farage is confused about who is campaigning for what.

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Perhaps he was temporarily thrown off track by a row about how “poncey” his name is in the Commons earlier.

During PMQs, David Cameron thanked Ben Bradshaw MP for not using the “poncey, foreign pronunciation” of Farage’s surname:

Farage’s response? He told Guido: “The PM’s basically using ‘poncey’ in the sense of an affectation. Where does the Old Etonian park his car? In a garaaahge? In a garage or a garrige?”