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When Ukip won the European elections in the UK earlier this year, leader Nigel Farage said "the Ukip fox is amongst the Westminster chickens".
The anti-politics vibe that has served the party so well was evident on the final day of their conference in Doncaster when some actual news happened - this very rarely happens at party conferences.
The news being the second defection of a Tory MP to Ukip, with Mark Reckless (sic) following Douglas Carswell to switch to Ukip.
In a surprise speech to delegates, the MP for Rochester and Strood said he was joining Ukip.
"I found that it's impossible to keep these promises as Conservative and that is why I am joining Ukip," he said.
Despite having a great name, it's not exactly a household one, so here's what you need to know about Mr Reckless MP.
1) Whoever updates his social media is very quick off the mark.