He said that he wanted his country back but now Nigel Farage is planning to abandon it in favour of a new life in the United States.
The interim Ukip leader, who is due to hand over the reins to a permanent replacement on Monday, has told friends that he is preparing to emigrate with his wife, Kirsten. Despite a long-held interest in the US, he has felt tied to Westerham, his home town in Kent, and his family in Britain. His roles as an MEP and leader of Ukip have also made it difficult to be based abroad.
Think I'll be the only one who notices the irony, because some immigrants we don't count.