Nigel Farage owns himself after lashing out Labour's Tom Watson's calls for a second Brexit referendum

Greg Evans
Sunday 21 April 2019 09:15
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Rarely does a day go by where Nigel Farage doesn't rear his head to shout about Brexit and after few days of relative silence, we regret to inform you he is at it again.

In an article for The Observer Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has implored his party to not 'sit on the fence' and put their full support behind a second EU referendum.

Watson believes that the party can never truly defeat the far-right and Farage unless they offer a 'radical alternative based on our values.'

We cannot just sit back, watch this fight on the far right, and allow Farage to prosper with a backwards-looking brand of politics that offers no solutions.

Instead, we must offer a radical alternative based on our values that speaks directly to the people we represent and demonstrate Labour has a way forward out of the crisis.

Labour won’t defeat Farage by being mealy-mouthed and sounding as if we half agree with him. We won’t beat him unless we can inspire the millions crying out for a different direction.

We won’t win if we sit on the fence about the most crucial issue facing our country for a generation.

In response to the article, the leader of The Brexit Party, lashed out at Watson on Twitter, claiming he had 'broken his promises to the people' and that a second referendum is a 'total insult to 5 million Brexit Labour voters.'

Farage's pledge to target 'Labour lies and dishonesty' hasn't gone down too well and people have been more than happy to point out the many fibs told by the MEP over the last few years.

Including a few in the above tweet.

Oh and let's not forget that Farage said that he would back a second vote in the result of a 52-48 referendum.

Watson has responded to Farage, pointing out that he will "take no lessons in lies and dishonest" from the 55-year-old.

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