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Triumph for 'Brexiteer' Nigel Farage

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>> A victory for ordinary people. A victory for decent people.>>
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>> For years Farage languished at the fringes of UK politics. A decade ago David Cameron dismissed his supporters as mostly fruitcakes, loonies, and closet racists. He was even criticized by the official leave campaign for focusing too much on immigration.
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>> Farage was very successful at tapping into a very deep well of popular anger among certain parts of the British electorate. Mainly people who aren't university educated, and people who feel that they've been left behind in Britain's modern globalized economy. And who don't feel that the system, the establishment as they see it, has had much to offer to them in recent decades.
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>> They don't like the real world.>> The often abrasive politician was dealt a blow in the UK's general election last year, failing to win his seat, UKIP only getting one MP into Parliament. But a year on the referendum's delivered a stunning reversal of fortunes, giving Farage the last laugh.
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>> Good morning everybody.