Nigel Farage considering run for mayor of London and people are pointing out the obvious

Greg Evans
Thursday 30 August 2018 11:15
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In perhaps another bid to try and remain relevant or take up column inches, Nigel Farage has declared he is interested in running against Sadiq Kahn to become London mayor.

In an interview with the Financial Times, he revealed that the idea has been suggested to him and that he is "thinking about it."

I have been encouraged to [stand] by a group of people, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to.

I haven’t said no to it, I’m thinking about it.

If he were to run for mayor, the former UKIP leader will have to wait until the next election in 2020 to see if he could unseat Kahn, who is widely expected to be re-elected.

Now, we don't need to point out the obvious here, but as a fierce supporter of Brexit, something which is very unpopular in the capital, and as a politician who failed to get elected to parliament seven times, it's possible that Farage wouldn't fare too well with London's diverse population.

That's merely a thought we are putting out there, but it would appear that people on Twitter think the same.

Also, it's worth remembering who he keeps close ties with.

One good thing might come of this if Farage were to run.

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