Is Nigel Farage's conduct of the General Election putting Brexit at risk?

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A Labour peer is asking the police to investigate a claim made by Nigel Farage that he and others were offered jobs and places in the House of Lords, by the Tories, in return for standing aside from certain marginal seats which the Tories need to win if they are to form the next government.
According to the BBC, the peer - Lord Falconer - has demanded police action and questioned the integrity of the December 2019 General Election.
Story here: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe
Since standing down from contesting Tory-held seats, Farage's interventions have not helped the Tories. Now, he has given opponents of Brexit an 'in' to more legal cases, and more interference by the judiciary. I highly doubt that the politicised Met will pass up the chance of making hay at the expense of the Tories.
Can't Farage see the damage he is, doing? While he's been vital over the years to making Brexit the issue, his present conduct, which increasingly looks like a strop, is harming the cause he represents. If the Tories don't win, we'll have a Labour - led coalition, and no Brexit. Even accepting that the current WA is bad, it is at least a starting point.
What is Farage playing at?
 

Mrsheeny

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The way to look at this general election when deciding who to vote for is like deciding whether you’d like a kick in the bollocks or a punch in the nose.
 
A Labour peer is asking the police to investigate a claim made by Nigel Farage that he and others were offered jobs and places in the House of Lords, by the Tories, in return for standing aside from certain marginal seats which the Tories need to win if they are to form the next government.
According to the BBC, the peer - Lord Falconer - has demanded police action and questioned the integrity of the December 2019 General Election.
Story here: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe
Since standing down from contesting Tory-held seats, Farage's interventions have not helped the Tories. Now, he has given opponents of Brexit an 'in' to more legal cases, and more interference by the judiciary. I highly doubt that the politicised Met will pass up the chance of making hay at the expense of the Tories.
Can't Farage see the damage he is, doing? While he's been vital over the years to making Brexit the issue, his present conduct, which increasingly looks like a strop, is harming the cause he represents. If the Tories don't win, we'll have a Labour - led coalition, and no Brexit. Even accepting that the current WA is bad, it is at least a starting point.
What is Farage playing at?
Personally I'd be asking questions about Lord Falconer such as why he's decided to raise this question during a GE campaign when we all know peerages are rewards for favours anyway, like his for being Tony Blairs mate.
 

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Hurrah! Another Brexit thread! Thank God; it's been nearly three minutes...
 
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