Yet more evidence of the malign influence of US money on UK media and politics. Hope Not Hate analysed social media support for neo-nazi poster child Tommy Robinson and â€“ surprise! â€“ discovered that it’s overwhelmingly from foreigners.
Only 40 per cent of the tweets using those hashtags came from UK users while 35 per cent of posts were from the US with the remainder split between countries including Australia, Canada, Germany, France, New Zealand and Netherlands.
Meanwhile Steve Bannon, the man who was too right-wing for Trump and who aims to spark a far-right revolt in Europe, has been having discussions with Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
“I’d rather reign in hell than serve in heaven,” he says.
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