Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader: ‘I have done my bit. Now I want my life back’
He’s been saying this for a long time. He’s been amazingly successful for a politician who never even made it into parliament as an MP. He campaigned for an EU referendum, got one, and won it. It’s rather hard to see what more he can do.
But I won’t be too surprised if he’s back in politics in six months or a year. Because while the British people may have voted to leave the EU, it remains the case that most of the UK and EU political class want Britain to remain in it, and they’re going to be working very hard to make sure that we never leave.
The leading candidate to replace David Cameron as Prime Minister, Theresa May, was in the Remain camp until 23 June 2016. And, whatever she might say, she probably still is. William Hague writes:
We Conservatives are all Leavers now.
Why should I believe that? Why should anyone believe it?
What we’re going to see, over the next few months or years, is the EU Referendum being overruled, side-lined, ignored, or re-run. Maybe all of those things. Because the political class wants to remain in the EU, damn the people.
But while the political class want to stay in the EU, more and more people everywhere in Europe want to get out of it.
And that’s going to be what dominates European politics over the next 5 or 10 years. It’s going to be the people against the political elite, everywhere. If they don’t hate them already, everybody soon will.
Because Europe more and more resembles the old East Bloc, with faceless apparatchiks – remember people like Walter Ulbricht? – installed in every country. Their globalist agenda may be slightly different from their Marxist-Leninist forerunners, but the style will be the same. As also will their intermittently windmill-driven, chronically-depressed economies. And the wall-to-wall state propaganda in the mass media.
We’re probably going to see a Hungarian or Czech revolution, as they try to break free of the EU. Only this time it will be suppressed by NATO tanks rather than Soviet ones.
Top down control is the only thing these people understand. That and making mad plans for everybody, all over the world.