Yesterday I posted a piece about how Russell Brand, speaking on the BBC’s Question Time, had called Nigel Farage a ‘Poundland Enoch Powell’, writes the Beast.
Now the Telegraph has published a piece proving Brand correct. According to the Torygraph, back in 1995 the future Fuehrer of UKIP asked for Scowly Powelly’s endorsement when standing as a candidate for Eastleigh in 1994. The next year, Farage asked Powell himself to stand as a candidate for UKIP in the European elections. Powell declined, but did later give his support to three UKIP candidates, standing for elections to parliament between 1994 and 1997.
The article goes on to state that Farage has never concealed his admiration for Powell.
More on this is available from Beastrabban\’s Weblog – give it a visit.
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