‘Nigel Farage’s Scottish hounding was an antidote to fawning media treatment’ | M. Small- The Guardian

‘Nigel Farage’s Scottish hounding was an antidote to fawning media treatment’ | M. Small- The Guardian

It’s striking how much of this whole situation has been hyped by media intrigue. “I agree with Nick” has been replaced with “I agree with Nigel”. This is from a media culture that is often unable to engage in political discussion of any depth and resorts repeatedly to individual portraits: Brown – surly, Kinnock – windbag, Nick – affable and so on. What’s been largely absent has been a real examination of Ukip’s policy platform or the actual consequences of withdrawal from the EU.

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