The Telegraph said Nigel Farage was a ‘Brexit Icarus’ and Emily Maitlis had the perfect response

As unfortunate analogies go this is right up there with the very best (by which we mean very worst) after the Daily Telegraph described Nigel Farage as the ‘Brexit Icarus’.

Nigel Farage is the Brexit Icarus. Here’s how he can see us fly out of the EU to freedom

Part schoolboy error, part hilarious self-own, it prompted no shortage of comment on Twitter as you might expect.

But the best response came from the BBC’s Emily Maitlis.

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