The Nigel Farage private plane saga got even better with a huge self own – 12 first-class responses

A couple of days ago, Channel 4’s Matt Frei pinned Nigel Farage against a metaphorical wall by pointing out that chartering a private plane to get from London to Strasbourg was a very elitist thing to do. You can read the best reactions to that here. Yesterday, Farage followed up the interview with what he obviously thought was a face-saving clapback to Matt Frei.

How wrong he was, as these reactions show.

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Joking aside, he really will have to reveal who paid the bill, as writer Dan Rebellato demonstrated with a handy link.

He would have been better off keeping his head down, because Carole Cadwalladr, the journalist who uncovered the Leave campaign’s shady links to Cambridge Analytica, spotted his boast and had some more questions for him.

That worked out well, then.