Wednesday, 26 September 2012
UKIP: Marta Andreasen on Farage's dictatorship
Marta Andreasen has been increasingly vocal in her criticisms of Nigel Farage's leadership. She rightly fears that he will replace her as his running mate when it comes to selecting the new list for the South East.
She gave a rather illuminating conference interview to Micheal Crick of Channel 4. She pointed out that Farage has total control of the selection of MEP candidates. Farage lamely countered that the NEC would select the final list of candidates. Mr Crick rightly pointed out that Farage controlled the NEC and therefore controlled the lists!
Click here to see the interview: LINK
We would advise both Marta Andreasen and Gerard Batten to start looking for alternative employment as their days as UKIP MEPs are numbered.
And we would advise members to create hell over the list system. Farage already has his favoured candidates ready to take the number one and two slots. So the choices of the regional membership will count for nothing! And yes, the NEC will do as they are told.
And ignore Farage's claim that the changes to the MEP list system are to ensure that candidates like David Bannerman and Marta Andreasen are never chosen again. Has he forgotten that these candidates were his favoured choices? Has he forgotten who rigged the selection to ensure they were picked?
Farage is the one who should kept away from the whole selection process!