Brexit supporter leaves Farage dumbfounded after saying we should ‘revoke Article 50’

Brexit supporter leaves Farage dumbfounded after saying we should ‘revoke Article 50’

There are many faces of Nigel Farage, but one that we rarely see is that of total surprise.

But yesterday, the former UKIP leader was taken completely off his guard on his LBC show, when a passionate Brexit supporter told him that he now believes the UK should actually 'revoke Article 50'.

The caller, named only as Paul, began by speaking about how big of a Farage supporter he was, announcing:

I was behind you from day one. I was probably one of the first at the polling stations in the morning to get out.

While Farage listened, Paul also revealed that he was also always a Brexiteer, saying he never felt "any ties" with Europe:

I can’t remember a time that I’ve actually said I’m a European. I’ve always said ‘I’m not European, I’ve nothing to do with Europe, I’ve got no ties with Europe.'

I love lots of places in Europe. But besides that…

And then, after all the build-up, the caller drops the bombshell:

The best thing Theresa May can do now is totally revoke Article 50

Farage, who is visibly confused, seems to be speechless. Before formulating his response, the caller continued to make his point, saying:

Europe has now made such a laughing stock of the UK.

All the other countries around the world are all looking at us and they’re all rubbing their hands and they’re going to start thinking ‘if Europe can pull the strings of the UK so easily and make such a mess of the UK, if they do get out and they come to us for a trade deal we can squash them right down and give them virtually nothing.’

Still dumbfounded, Farage finally only replies:

But Paul - if we revoke Article 50, we’ve surrendered, haven’t we?

But this doesn't deter the caller, as he just repeats:

I really think right now it’s probably our best option. I still want out, I will never change my mind.

Farage, who seems to be getting more confused by the minute, then says:

I disagree - I understand your upset and frustration but I disagree with your solution. Okay, we’ve wasted three years of our life and okay, I buy your point - we’ve been humiliated on the world stage.

But I actually think a one-year extension, an 18-month extension, whatever it is, actually gives us a chance to get a proper prime minister who believes in Brexit.

And we can press the reset button and do it all again, and do it properly.

The former UKIP leader, who recently revealed he's going to stand in EU elections should there be a further extension (to everyone's amusement), end the calls by saying:

A very interesting discussion - depressing in some ways but hey, that’s what this woman’s done to lots of people.

HT Daily Express

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