A load of codswallop proved to be just the thing to get nativist Brits to abandon the EU.
And the US press could take a lesson from this Good Morning Britain reporter on the art of pushing back. I'm talking to you, Wolf Blitzer.
Piers Morgan also compared this Farage swindler to Donald Trump.
NIGEL FARAGE: "Well I have been compared to many things over the years, but not Donald Trump, it's a bit early in the day for that sort of thing. There is something that is happening in American politics that is perhaps a mirror of what's happening here" - a feeling that Washington is too remote from the rest of the country.
"I don't agree with everything he says, but he must have a chance of winning."
But apparently it's NOT a bit early in the day to be taking off the mask and admitting that a core argument for Brexit was total BS.
Source: The Telegraph
Nigel Farage has admitted that it was a "mistake" to promise that £350million a week would be spent on the NHS if the UK backed a Brexit vote.
Speaking just an hour after the Leave vote was confirmed the Ukip leader said the money could not be guaranteed and claimed he would never have made the promise in the first place.
The pledge was central to the official Vote Leave campaign and was controversially emblazoned on the side of the bus which shuttled Boris Johnson and Michael Gove around the country.
Campaigners promised to use the money the UK reportedly sends to the EU to fund the health service instead.
Asked by ITV's Good Morning Britain whether he could guarantee that the £350m that was sent to the EU would now go the NHS, Mr Farage said: “No I can’t, I would never have made that claim.
"That was one of the mistakes made by the Leave campaign.”
It's not like the Brexit Leave people put it on the side of a bus or anything.
Look @Nigel_Farage a big shiny red bus for the leave campaign...oh and what's that written on the side? pic.twitter.com/Q7p5rcTNqc
— Christian Patterson (@Christian2178) June 24, 2016