Not Above Causing Trouble
The Farage Falange paymaster Arron Banks is thinking of starting up a new and doubtless even more reputable gang of boot-boys with which to defend British democracy. Amid some sneers at the emotional autism of mere facts, and some erudite eructations in favour of taking the Goebbels approach to campaigning, Banks dropped a couple of lead-lined hints to his servant Nigel that it might be about time to take the road to professional Fox News punditry or Honorary Grand High Bumptiousness of his local Klan: "He may have had enough. And by the way, going out at the top is a good way in politics." Presumably the strutting Caudillo's victory speeches, with their sniggers at the work of adult diplomats and at the merely factual assassination of Jo Cox, constitute Banks' idea of making it. Meanwhile, Banks promised anyone else who might disagree with him the attentions of "the army", by which he meant a million supporters who may or may not care about the mere fact of having been lied to.