According to Ukip’s website, their “top straight-talking politicians today introduces the most statesmanlike strategy seen in recent British electioneering”.
Statesmanlike? This hardly tallies with reports of their launch which consisted of “party workers giggling admiringly at the official campaign T-shirts” emblazoned with slogans such as “I love it when you talk straight to me,” and “Withdrawal! Before it’s too late”.
One of the reporters asked “Ah, an ejaculation joke. Will this do much to dispel your image as 19th-hole bores?”