Once again demonstrating the flexibility and nuance for which he is famed, Nigel Farage has called Leave’s suggestion that the £350m we will “no longer send to the EU” would be spent on the NHS a “mistake”.
— Good Morning Britain (@GMB) June 24, 2016
Speaking on Good Morning Britain a few hours after the referendum result, the fearless rescinder of statements conceded that a Leave poster had claimed this would be the case.
But when host Susanna Reid suggested the 17 million people who voted for Leave may have partially been motivated by the prospect of a huge injection of money to an overstretched National Health Service, Farage doggedly stuck to the minutes-old line that the money would be spent on something, but not necessarily the NHS.
He also evaded answering when asked if there are other things Leave voters may have expected which will now not come to pass.
Who can say, eh?