rog-faced pound shop Mussolini; Or saviour of Britain? Or, indeed, both?
By rights, Nigel Farage should be loudly feted for the culimination of his 27 years of campaigning for Brexit – from long before the word was coined, let alone taken seriously. Since he abandoned his career in the City for politics during the Maastricht crises of the early 1990s, Farage has had one unwavering objective. You could call him a visionary.
Certainly, for his fan base he deserved a peerage in the new year honours, (another) boisterous party in Parliament Square, and a permanent place in the affections of the whole nation.