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16 June 2016updated 12 Oct 2023 11:16am

Nigel Farage’s anti-EU poster depicting migrants resembles Nazi propaganda

Ukip’s lowest point in its campaign for Brexit.

By Media Mole

Nigel Farage unveiled Ukip’s anti-EU campaign poster. And it resembles Nazi propaganda.

Here it is:

Photo: Twitter/@tompeck

And here are some stills of a Nazi propaganda video, shown in the first episode of a six-part BBC documentary from 2005 currently on Netflix called Auschwitz: The Nazis and The Final Solution:

Other keen-eyed people online have noticed further problems with the poster – aside from, y’know, its FASCIST overtones.

For example, a man who appears to be white has been conveniently blocked by the strapline:

And your mole can’t help thinking that Ukip, aside from being morally repugnant, is just pretty rubbish at its job. Fear tactics are supposed to be its forte, but it couldn’t even find a “scary” photo of desperate refugees; there’s a crying child in the picture:

Incompetence and racism. The two worst traits in a political party that Britain will hopefully decide is on the wrong side of the argument.

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