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.@tom_watson says of @Nigel_Farage that he "represents the creep of fascism across Europe". And although Farage will of course respond with outrage, he may think Watson has done him a favour. Because history tends to show that when Farage's supporters are denigrated by those...
they see as the establishment, they tend to back Farage rather than the critic. Watson will know this. But he has obviously calculated that his own party has given Farage too easy a ride.
In a nutshell, the risk for @tom_watson is that many of @Nigel_Farage's supporters - who in the past have supported the Tory and Labour Parties - will turn to Watson and say "Who are you calling a fascist?"
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