Skip to comments.No exaggeration: Ukip is now a force to reckon with (United Kingdom Independence Party)
Posted on 09/20/2012 7:45:54 AM PDT by C19fan
Though tempting on recent experience, it would be reckless to assume that nothing of any lasting significance will happen at this autumn's three main party conferences, which begin with the Liberal Democrats this weekend. But it may be a pardonable exaggeration to say that the most influential event of the season could be done and dusted before Nick Clegg and his party even get down to business on Saturday.
The annual conference of Britain's fourth party is unlikely to get more than passing attention when it gathers in Birmingham tomorrow for two days. But the UK Independence party, now to be officially renamed simply Ukip, is no longer merely a marginal player in the British party battle. If the cards fall Ukip's way over the next two years and they well may the party will significantly shape both the 2015 election and the politics of Britain and Europe in the generation to come.
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As as Briton, I too hope you are right. The party are subject of much scorn and derision in the mainstream media, but I shall be voting for them.
If you're taking flak, you must be over the target.
As shall I.
The Liberal Democrat-Wet Tory government, is doing a number of Conservatives. Hopefully if enough vote for UKIP and the British Freedom Party, Wet Cameron can be ousted. From this side of the Atlantic, I see nothing conservative about Cameron. The Britain is still being swamped by immigrants. The serfs are not allowed to vote on the EU. Cameron’s response to the riots were pathetic. Your military is being decimated in wartime. But socialist health care must be protected at all costs.
I hope so. Nigel Farage is an international treasure. :)