Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage


8:45 am - February 26th 2010

by Sunny Hundal    


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UKIP MEP Nigel Farage thought he needed to drum up some publicity to win John Bercow’s seat and prop up his sagging campaign. So he made a speech.

In response the Belgians offered a stern response:

His comments provoked a letter of complaint from Belgium’s Prime Minister, Yves Leterme, to the president of the European Parliament, Jerzy Buzek.

“As a Belgian politician, I must react against this damaging intervention… and the impolite comments about Belgium,” Mr Leterme protested. He called on Mr Buzek to end “these kinds of incidents” in a bid to protect “the interests of my citizens, which cannot be underestimated”.

Belgian citizens on the other thought a more direct and fitting response was needed:

Who would have thought the Belgians could be so rude?

But then, who are we to complain?

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1. John Wittgenstein

Good on the Belgians. I agree with Mr Farage’s politics in many ways, but the personal attack on that little old man and a whole nation is about as un-British as it gets. Sorry Belgium, from England.

2. the a&e charge nurse

Nige still has a lot to learn from this boy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/8537925.stm

He called on Mr Buzek to end “these kinds of incidents” in a bid to protect “the interests of my citizens, which cannot be underestimated”.

Down with this sort of thing! Careful now!

Incidentally, “cannot be underestimated” means “so trivial that it is impossible to exaggerrate how trivial it is”, which is not a bad description of Belgium, all things considered.

@4 “ ‘so trivial that it is impossible to exaggerrate how trivial it is’, which is not a bad description of Belgium, all things considered.”

Well, yesterday’s Guardian shows the plucky Belgians take £10.5bn a year of our exports, making them our 6th largest export destination, and – possibly, no time to do the maths – the largest importer of British products per capita in the world.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/feb/24/uk-trade-exports-imports

Which all fits very well with UKIP’s main policy plank of committing national economic suicide.

LOL FARAGEs anyone?

Excellent point well made Strategist, what a monstrous ballbag this Farage is.

8. J Alfred Prufrock

Hahahaa! Well done the Belgiums for telling him where to stick it !

Well, yesterday’s Guardian shows the plucky Belgians take £10.5bn a year of our exports, making them our 6th largest export destination, and – possibly, no time to do the maths – the largest importer of British products per capita in the world.

The majority of which will be reshipments through Antwerp. Known as the Rotterdam effect. The fact that our exports to Belgium have reduced by a third in five years rather gives evidence to this.

https://www.uktradeinfo.com/pagecontent/documents/edicom_rotterdam_effect_2005.pdf#8

Lovely, justification for insults, you always have an answer don’t you Tim?

PS:

Just to check, can a Tory ever do anything wrong?

Forgive me, I confused the UKIP with the Conservatives. An easy mistake to make when it comes to attitudes to Europe.

9. I have to admit to being entirely underwhelmed by Nigel Farage. This applies to his being rude to Mr Rompuy as much as it does to anything else he does.

There is, however, something intrinsically comical in the concept of anyone ‘insulting Belgium’, especially when its chief defender, in trying to stress the paramount importance of his nation, actually says that it is impossible to underestimate its importance.

And the trade stats thing is just something that interests me – it just seemed unlikely that Holland and Belgium (combined population 25 million) take up so much of UK exports. And when I had a look, there was a ready and convincing explanation.

“An easy mistake to make when it comes to attitudes to Europe”

correction: the EU.

14 – well quite. Foreigner-hatred in general is a particularly tricky label to attach to Farage.

Well to deny the importance of a nation is not really on is it? To find excuses for that denial is also not on, it seems to me.

As for the difference between Europe and the EU, I’m afraid, in spite of all protestations I still prefer my use of Europe, rather than the EU.

Well to deny the importance of a nation is not really on is it? To find excuses for that denial is also not on, it seems to me.

Balls. Vanuatu is not an important nation. Nor are the Marshall Islands. As are many others. That’s nothing more than a statement of the blindingly obvious. And I’m not ‘finding excuses’ for Farage saying that Belgium isn’t really a country, just saying that the whole affair has been rather amusing.

As for the difference between Europe and the EU, I’m afraid, in spite of all protestations I still prefer my use of Europe, rather than the EU.

Fine, but they are different things.

18. J Alfred Prufrock

@16 The Swiss might have something to say about you using Europe as a synonym for EU..!

Tim, you are not an important person, at all but to say so is not on, at all. Belgium is no Vanuatu or Tonga for that matter.

I am more than aware they are different things but I chose Europe on purpose.

Prufrock at 18, my use of Europe was not as a synonym for the EU, I meant Europe.

21. J Alfred Prufrock

@20 Ok thanks for clearing that up then! 🙂

Tim, you are not an important person, at all but to say so is not on, at all.

It’s entirely on, and an entirely legitimate comment. If I were to find myself appointed as President of Europe, my utter lack of importance would be entirely fair comment. Although it’s worth pointing out before we hare off down the ‘important/non-important’ track that Farage actually said ‘more or less a non-country’. I suspect that this is more a reference to Belgium’s internal rifts, ongoing difficulties in maintaining a stable Government and its rather unique creation.

I am more than aware they are different things but I chose Europe on purpose.

What do you believe the Tory attitude to Europe (as geographical concept) is then?

I disagree Tim, it is a cop-out to merely go, this or that is unimportant, it is dismissive and a cheap way to silence debate.

Re Tories and Europe: I’m not going to open that particular can of worms and keep my opinions on that to myself.

23 – eh? It’s not silencing debate at all. Some things are unimportant, and some are unarguably less important than others.

Besides, as I said, Farage called Belgium ‘more or less a non-country’ which is different. Unfair of course, and also offensive. But reasonably funny with it. As is the Belgian response.

Yes but in the context of what was said, to dismiss a nation that is patently not unimportant as unimportant is wrong and inaccurate. Also, it is an easy way of copping out is it not? Tim J is unimportant, thus his words are unimportant, as is his desire to argue a point to absurdity, thus he can be ignored.

Farage is clearly is an idiot, having seen the rest of the bile that dribbled out of him.

Although as you’re unimportant, I’m not quite sure why I’m bothering to talk to you…

Idiots can’t even spell Belgium

Beglium.be indeed

You do know that’s a website don’t you? Or can I just invoke the law of dismissing unimportant people?

““As a Belgian politician, I must react against this damaging intervention… and the impolite comments about Belgium,” Mr Leterme protested. He called on Mr Buzek to end “these kinds of incidents” in a bid to protect “the interests of my citizens, which cannot be underestimated”.”

Isn’t this a socking indictment of democracy in the one democratic branch of the EU constitution, that a politician thinks he can write to the president asking for such “incidents” – people saying things from the floor that he doesn’t like” be ended

29. J Alfred Prufrock

Personally I feel sick that this man is representing Britain on an international stage, but whatever floats your boat.
And as someone pointed out above: it’s not very British, is it? Whatever happened to good manners and overall politeness?

Yes but in the context of what was said, to dismiss a nation that is patently not unimportant as unimportant is wrong and inaccurate. Also, it is an easy way of copping out is it not?

As I have said above, three times, Farage didn’t dismiss the importance of Belgium. He said it was ‘more or less a non-country’. And that was designed to be an insult, and is therefore an exaggerration designed for comic effect. And how is it copping out? Copping out of what? A debate about the significance of Herman van Rompuy? What actually is your point here? What argument are you making?

My point, repeated a few times above, is that while Farage is pretty unimpressive, his insulting of Rompuy and of Belgium was *a bit amusing*. Far more amusing was the unintentional dismissal by the Prime Minister of Belgium of the interests of his countrymen as being so trivial that it is impossible to understate them. The observation that some countries are important and some aren’t was a mere bagatelle on the side.

Reuben:

I wouldn’t confuse things he doesn’t like, with needless personal attacks that have no place in a political arena. I have a feeling you are not a fan of the EU and are thus trying to draw this into making the EU look bad, which is odd to say the least.

J Alfred Prufrock:

Indeed, it is tedious that he represents some of us but he speaks for some, as do the BNP. It doesn’t make us look much of a country though.

Tim J:

It is typical of you that it comes down to the pedantic splitting of semantic hairs, the insults he levelled were clearly intimating that Belgium is not much of a country, the representative of Belgium here makes it clear he read that as to mean unimportant, a conclusion I share with him based on the comments make by the boob.

And to be clear, I don’t find it amusing, I find it embarrassing and a poor reflection on us, me and my country. The earth will not stop turning and it is not a whole hill of beans but we are talking it to death, so it grows exponentially with each passing comment.

And to be clear, I don’t find it amusing, I find it embarrassing and a poor reflection on us, me and my country.

Jeepers, you find a speech made to the European Parliament to be a poor reflection on yourself? I’m not sure whether to marvel more at the solipsism or the pomposity.

Good grief, once again spoiling for a fight Tim?

Did I pass judgement on you finding this idiot amusing?

Instead you read far too much into my wording in order to attack me on it.

If you can’t see how this fool makes the UK look bad then fair enough but do not deny others that right.

Good grief, once again spoiling for a fight Tim?

Not in the least. Just trying to make sure that you didn’t come away with the impression that I was making excuses for Farage, or that my amusement about this was driven by any deep-seated prejudices against the continental landmass to our East.

If you can’t see how this fool makes the UK look bad then fair enough but do not deny others that right.

Go right ahead. Wouldn’t dream of stopping you (I have, in fact, no idea how I could ‘deny others that right’). I’ll just keep on thinking that Farage’s speech was quite amusing, and the Prime Minister of Belgium’s accidental dismissal of his country as being utterly trivial was rather more amusing.

39 – very little in this case.

UKIP are a cringing embarrassment for the UK.

Their presence in Europe simply screams that too many British citizens don’t understand how the EU works.

Not surprising after 25 years of brazen anti-EU propaganda in the press. Glad I’m not so easily duped though.

Seeing Farage soundly buried on Question Time last night made for great TV.

Tim J:

Not to me Tim, not to me. Small actions can speak volumes.

BenM:

Hear, hear!

43 – I’d be fascinated to know what you have inferred from this.

I find the South Park song ‘Blame Canada’ extremely amusing if that’s any help. Especially the line ‘it’s not even a real country anyway’.

Tim, for the sake of not dragging this thread off topic anymore, best to leave it I think.

See what happens when you feed the Hoffmann – Troll?

He just fucking loves it, he does! He just fucking lives for it, he does!

39 – well if you won’t you won’t. Shame.

Not a shame for everyone else I can assure you.

43. J Alfred Prufrock

Bloody hell, it’s like a playground in here… everyone go and get a cup of tea and relax ffs. 😉

OK Daniel. Out of the goodness of my heart, and because I’m bored of the ‘last-word’ experiment I was running, you can finish off now. I’ve demonstrated a hypothesis to my own satisfaction now at least.

All yours.

“because I’m bored of the ‘last-word’ experiment I was running, you can finish off now. I’ve demonstrated a hypothesis to my own satisfaction now at least.

And you had the temerity to speak of pomposity before? Ha!

Good job I wasn’t running my own ‘last word experiment’…or was I?

I win.

Farage is in fairly good company. The Economist has called for Belgium to be dissolved before (gated).

A RECENT glance at the Low Countries revealed that, nearly three months after its latest general election, Belgium was still without a new government. It may have acquired one by now. But, if so, will anyone notice? And, if not, will anyone mind? Even the Belgians appear indifferent. And what they think of the government they may well think of the country. If Belgium did not already exist, would anyone nowadays take the trouble to invent it?

Such questions could be asked of many countries. Belgium’s problem, if such it is, is that they are being asked by the inhabitants themselves. True, in opinion polls most Belgians say they want to keep the show on the road. But when they vote, as they did on June 10th, they do so along linguistic lines, the French-speaking Walloons in the south for French-speaking parties, the Dutch-speaking Flemings in the north for Dutch-speaking parties. The two groups do not get on—hence the inability to form a government. They lead parallel lives, largely in ignorance of each other. They do, however, think they know themselves: when a French-language television programme was interrupted last December with a spoof news flash announcing that the Flemish parliament had declared independence, the king had fled and Belgium had dissolved, it was widely believed.

[…]

[The Walloons and Flemish] do not need Belgium: they can emerge just as readily from two or three new mini-states, or perhaps from an enlarged France and Netherlands.

Brussels can devote itself to becoming the bureaucratic capital of Europe. It no longer enjoys the heady atmosphere of liberty that swirled outside its opera house in 1830, intoxicating the demonstrators whose protests set the Belgians on the road to independence. The air today is more fetid. With freedom now taken for granted, the old animosities are ill suppressed. Rancour is ever-present and the country has become a freak of nature, a state in which power is so devolved that government is an abhorred vacuum. In short, Belgium has served its purpose. A praline divorce is in order.

Belgians need not feel too sad. Countries come and go. And perhaps a way can be found to keep the king, if he is still wanted. Since he has never had a country—he has always just been king of the Belgians—he will not miss Belgium. Maybe he can rule a new-old country called Gaul. But king of the Gauloises doesn’t sound quite right, does it?

@13 The Rotterdam effect and the Antwerp effect. Interesting – thanks

Here it is in black & white: https://www.uktradeinfo.com/pagecontent/documents/edicom_rotterdam_effect_2005.pdf#8

Still, this simply shows that Belgium is important to Britain, but in a different way.

@47 This is the kind of bog standard pompous tripe that is so characteristic of The Economist, I remain at a loss to understand why people rate it.

Pretty much the same article, but substitute the United Kingdom for Belgium, now that would be interesting. But The Economist don’t do interesting.

No free speech allowed in the EU parliament,then.
UKIP did come second in the EU elections by the way 🙂

This is the kind of bog standard pompous tripe that is so characteristic of The Economist, I remain at a loss to understand why people rate it.

I thought it raised a mildly interesting point – given Belgium’s strong integration into the EU, and given the total disfunctionality of the Walloon/Flanders division, why shouldn’t Belgium either fragment into its constituent parts within the EU, or split between France and the Netherlands? Given, in other words, the avowed intent of Monnet et al for the EU gradually to replace the nation state, where better to start than where the ties of the nation state are already so loose?

After all, as de Gaulle said, Belgium was only invented by the British to annoy the French.

Still, this simply shows that Belgium is important to Britain, but in a different way.

The failure of British ports to adapt to containerisation is one of the less remarked industrial catastrophes of the 1970s. Sorry for butting back into the thread – but this bit’s interesting!

@Tim J I know nothing at all about “the failure of British ports to adapt to containerisation is one of the less remarked industrial catastrophes of the 1970s”

Got any links about it to learn me?

The Economist is funny, but the ideas of the Walloons joining the French is laughable, they might not get on with the Flemish but they can’t stand the French. Its that bizarre idea from the Economist that makes me think it was just a joke.

Right, next country to insult…

How does Italy exist? I mean why has it not collapsed? I look to it and it seems to me that all the modern laws of economics must not really be laws because that country continues on, albeit slowly. So, Italy: how?

Go FUck yourself Farage.

@52

Berlusconi is always a good starting point.

@54 Berlusconi does not exist. He is an elaborate ruse by the Italians to ensure we leave them alone.

I mean, the man can’t be real can he?

56. the a&e charge nurse

[55] “the man can’t be real, can he” – I doubt if Berlusconi’s hair is?
http://blogs.reuters.com/italia/files/2008/04/berlusconibeforeafter.jpg

@55 Left Outside: “I mean, the man can’t be real can he?”

I’ll apologise in advance for the cheap joke, but isn’t 30% of the area of his head fake?

I was talking to a couple of Italians in a bar last year and they asked what I thought of Berlusconi. No politics had been mentioned before this question. So I simply pointed out that the UK image of Berlusconi is the bloke in a weird bandana who hosted Tony Blair on his free holidays. When the political ice was broken, we went on to yatter about cronyism, racism and gangsterism in Italian politics.

Returning to the original thread, Farage doesn’t attack the Belgian appointee for misdeeds, merely for being a bit grey. Farage was too lazy to present an argument against the appointment process, which is a far more worthy target than the individual. Farage is an elected MEP so he can say what he likes to a degree, but I am seriously pissed off that I paid for a “political researcher” to assist in the writing of such drivel. It probably reflects on the shallowness of talent within UKIP.

52. Left Outside

‘ @Tim J I know nothing at all about “the failure of British ports to adapt to containerisation is one of the less remarked industrial catastrophes of the 1970s”

Got any links about it to learn me? ‘

A familiar British story of lack of investment, labour unrest and a lack of strategic thinking. The lack of strategic thinking was probably caused I suppose with containerisation overlapping the dramatic changes in British trade flows away from former colonies towards Western Europe. Britain joining the common market was only politics following where economics had already gone.

http://www.cnrs-scrn.org/northern_mariner/vol06/tnm_6_1_29-34.pdf

You do NOT diss the land that created Tintin.

58 – quite. Heavily demarcated and militant trade unions would probably have made adaption difficult in any case, but the attempt was barely even made because management was quite simply comic-book style useless.

There are a lot of Americans who think, in their ignorant arrogance, that Britain is “a non-country”. Would Farage and his supporters and apologists agree with that? Or would they see it, quite rightly, as a gratuitous insult?

Farage is a well-spoken yob. He appeals to other well-spoken yob. In a year or two, no-one will remember his name. He makes no friends, he has no real policies, all he possesses is a big mouth. And we already have our quota of those.

@61 There are plenty of Americans whose geography doesn’t extend far beyond their state line and who believe they were abducted by aliens.

Farage’s natural allies over the pond.

63. J Alfred Prufrock

@59 Damn right!

I admire Farage. He speaks his mind. And above all he uses humour to trounce the unelected apparatchicks. Humour does not play well in the EU or on the left…

He is right. Who elected wotsit the president or who is it the foreign minister? No one

Challenge that!

@58 and @60
In most countries the main motive for containerisation was efficiency but for the British shipping industry the main financial benefit was reduction in insurance premiums. Why? Reduced pilferage in the docks.
The capitalist shipping companies wanted and introduced containers: the problem was with the municipally-owned docks and the labour unions who had been handed a stranglehold by the Geddes report commissioned by the Wilson government. The most successful port in the UK is a (relative) newcomer on land owned by Trinity College Cambridge (an institution with some brains) which was not covered by Geddes and could develop along sensible lines.

@64 I’m assuming thats an ironic joke by one of us funny lefties, because that is hilarious!

67. Andrew Albury

In The Hitchikers Guide to The Galaxy about the worst Insult you could use to a person was to say “Belgium” about them!

Perhaps we could say that about dear old Nigel – I mean he insults political discourse every time he opens that gaping gob on telly!

@65 This is a re-run of a lot of old debates, but I agree, enjoyable all the same.

I think it’s a classic mistake to blame the failures of the 70s solely on the unions. The failure was much wider than that – with the management and the government for not making a proposition attractive to the unions.

For the proof that this must be the case, look across the water at the very ports of which you approve – Rotterdam and Antwerp. They did not achieve what they have achieved through slavish following of a crazed ideologue’s free market model, they did it through sensible, clear-headed, bold state enterprise and a
social democratic settlement deep enough for the powerful dock unions to know that they would get a fair share of the dividends.

Why didn’t that happen here? A good question. A pathological failure to invest, I suspect. I’d like to know more about the story of the failure of In Place of Strife.

Strategist @68
I was not blaming the failure solely upon the unions. The municipally-owned ports were part of the problem; the ports owned by British Transport Docks Board were less bad – Southampton was a relative success. It was not just management – most of them were unable to invest in containerisation because they didn’t have enough money. Mersey Docks and Harbour Board was bankrupt and had to undergo a capital restructuring converting some of its secured debt into quasi-equity.
The shipping companies invested heavily, converting each of their major routes in turn to container operation.
Are you calling Harold Wilson a “crazed ideologue”?

70. WhatNext?!

61 and 62: you may not realise the irony of flaunting your knee-jerk anti-American racism in a thread of this sort.

A further irony is that the Flemish and the Wallons absolutely detest each other … it really is quite likely that Belgium will split in the future.

I think what Nigel Farage did was stupid , he is a shame for england so here are some words that fit here
Fuck you Nigel Farage
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    Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  46. SomeBeans

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  47. Dave Edwards

    RT: @pickledpolitics: Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz – I love this

  48. paulstpancras

    RT @pickledpolitics: Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz – I love this

  49. Paul

    RT @libcon: Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/ayMzQd

  50. Alan Henness

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS >>So well deserved!

  51. Blue_Cat

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS *grin*

  52. Alice Sheppard

    RT @zeno001: RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS >>So well deserved!

  53. Donald Macsween

    RT @direcleit: :)) RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  54. Andrew Collingwood

    RT @snookcocker: RT: @pickledpolitics: Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz – I love this

  55. majsaleh

    I like Belguim because they make good beers. I dislike Nigel Farage because he's an utter dick so this made me me smile http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  56. fredharrison

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS << HAHAHA!

  57. The Gentleman Admn

    RT @SmallCasserole RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  58. Richard Wilson

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

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  60. jo mccabe

    RT @fredharrison: RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  61. David Horwitz

    RT: @dawnnell: Nice! RT @mjrobbins: Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  62. audreym

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  63. Richard Wood

    RT: @pickledpolitics: Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz – I love this < i love Belgium now!

  64. Skallagrimson

    RT @libcon Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz

  65. Tim Harford

    "Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage" ( http://bit.ly/cdNA5J ) NOT SAFE FOR WORK – HT @mjrobbins

  66. matt kelly

    hilarious poster in this article RT @libcon Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage http://bit.ly/9GICfz

  67. yolandaelizabet

    Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS Sometimes I love my neighbours. 😉

  68. Amy Mugglestone

    RT @libcon ROFL. Nice one, Belgium http://bit.ly/9GICfz

  69. Maxine Lemm

    RT @TimHarford: "Belgians hit back at Nigel Farage" ( http://bit.ly/cdNA5J ) NOT SAFE FOR WORK – HT @mjrobbins

  70. Sarah Kendrew

    Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS /via @mjrobbins < fantastic

  71. Neil Couper

    RT @Lombear: lolflcopter….RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  72. Christopher Bonnett

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

  73. Chris Mayer

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

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  75. Cassandra

    The considered Belgian response to Nigel Farage: http://bit.ly/b17HeY

  76. George the archon

    RT @mjrobbins: Heh, Belgian citizens respond to UKIP's Nigel Farage with fitting poster tribute. http://bit.ly/b2ftLS

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