To save our country from Corbyn, the next PM must do a deal with Nigel Farage

Leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage delivers a letter to Downing Street in London, Britain, June 7, 2019. 
The Brexit Party is not going away  Credit: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Only a superhuman Tory could fend off Labour alone

During the 2016 referendum campaign Nigel Farage famously declared that if Leave won there would be no need for him to remain a political player in British politics. Presumably he assumed that, should the country vote to break from the EU, the natural party of government and patriotism, the Conservatives, would then ‘own’ Brexit and dominate the issue so as to render all opposition to it to the wrong side of history. However, that was before the 2017 election and you know the rest. Since then Tory ownership of Brexit has floundered in a swamp of its own factions.

Whether or not Farage becomes seduced by success and sees government as a realistic...

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