UKIP: Britain's Tea Party

The United Kingdom Independence Party and its leader, Nigel Farage, pose a dire threat to the British political establishment.

Issue: September-October 2014

NIGEL PAUL FARAGE was a member of the Conservative Party when Margaret Thatcher was its leader. Today, he still looks and sounds a lot like an old-fashioned British Conservative. He wears pin-striped suits during the working week and bright red or yellow trousers on weekends—as many upper-class fashion criminals inexplicably do. He was educated at Dulwich College, a fee-paying private school where he enjoyed cricket and rugby and joined the army cadets.

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