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Surely this idiot has finally lost every scintilla of credibility he ever had… not that he had much to start with. To appear to quit a party simply because they won’t make him leader, and then to set up his own party, is quite insane. I think he’s very wrong to think that people voted for UKIP as a vote for him: People voted for UKIP becase they liked what UKIP stood for, and his campaigning brought light to those policies. I can’t see voters now following him to a new party led entirely by him, because it will be even less credible than UKIP.
This is very good news for the main political parties, though: There was some danger that UKIP would take votes away from them, but with all this squabbling and silliness going on I can’t see anyone voting for UKIP or Veritas.