April 2nd, 2014

Indy’s Farage Bashing Backfires

How best to give Farage a slap for his comments about admiring Putin? What about a poll on the Indy website to show just how right-on your readers are by comparison. Or not, as it turns out:

Never underestimate the power of the Cyberkippers…

UPDATE: Since our story, Indy readers’ support for Putin has risen to 70%.


224 Comments

  1. 1
    Chichi Umunna says:

    Do you like my pet name?

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    • 6
      Vlad and Angela says:

      It’s a no brainer. Putin leads that list by a country mile. Frau Merkel would get my AV.

      They are the only two with strong principles.

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      • 20
        The Daily Obvious says:

        Patriots like a patriot.

        In other news, ursine fauna thought to defecate in arboreal environments.

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        • 52
          Joe Public says:

          A paper owned by a Russian oligarch votes Putin as THE world leader – bleedin’ obvious; much like sayin’ the BBC is pro EU and loony left wing.
          Surprised Obama was so high – obvious foreigners voting for him as he has a just about 40% rating in the USA and this morning BBC kept quoting his 7 million Obamacare signups without mentioning how many have paid.
          Vlad Putin is playing 1950′s war games, and the trolls supporting him only bring to mind how many traitors there would have been here if Hitler had successfully invaded Britain.
          The spirit of Burgess and McLean live on in the BBC.

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        • 53
          MrNedward says:

          The establishment commentators seem utterly unable to understand or recognise how far out of touch with public opinion they have become.

          Putin is respected in this country, by the people, because he is prepared to stand up for his.

          In this country we have leaders who are ashamed of our culture, history and existence and seek to sell us out and place us last at every opportunity.

          The Establishment agenda is completely against our own interests and we know it. This is why Farage is going to rip Clegg a new arse again tonight as Farage is the only political leader who actually stands up FOR Britain. Clegg, Cameron, Miliband et al all stand up for the EU against Britain.

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        • 55
          Riddle me this says:

          …At a guess: Do Bears shit in the woods?

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          • the world according to pu says:

            the world is run by magic.
            watch you diet.
            the world is run by magic and diet.
            the world is controlled by diet.
            -
            Move to position G.
            Forget rand.
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            the moon and it’s shadow. the grand parents. rich. barren lives. mother earth knows how reality works, is epileptic and has strength of heart. The truth is in the expansive joke called Jupiter.

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      • 214
        Farronitis says:

        There’s a rumour that Cleggy has gone in to hiding? They’ll get him in the end!

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    • 46
      The BBC says:

      We nominate Nelson Mandela.

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      • 64
        Mandela Free Zone says:

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        • 92
          Davey says:

          I like that, I do so love this Vaughn Williams piece. And no Mandela? promise?

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        • 132
          The BBC says:

          A Vuvuzela version of that would be really vibrant.

          We could go on, and on, and, and on, and on about how vibrant it is.

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          • Twampersand mk II says:

            It was written by a hideously white man though, so they’ll leave it in favour of transmitting some Lenny Henry political race-mongering instead.

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      • 184
        Anonymous says:

        What is wrong with Mugabe? Surely he must be the BBC choice. He fits in with all their inbuilt ant-colonial, racist prejudices.

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  2. 2
    The more they strike UKIP down, the more powerful they become says:

    It’s not about Farage – it’s about the truth.

    You can’t fuck all the people all of the time.

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    • 41
      Hamish Macbeth says:

      What the fuck were the EU doing meddling in Russia’s back yard (Ukraine/Crimea) without involving Putin ?

      It’s all down to a bit of courtesy – no wonder Putin though sod you and sent the troops in.

      The EU have cocked the Ukraine up

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      • 58
        MrNedward says:

        Yup. Putin was right on Syria too. Thank god he stopped us siding with Al Qaeda and gifting those savage animals a country full of chemical weapons, which is what our Establishment agenda appeared to be. Farage was correct on that issue too.

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      • 196
        surlyscot says:

        the corrupt EU is all about the 4th Reich, you know, Eine Volk, Eine Reich, Eine Fuhrer and all run by that delightful country, Krautland. These useless twats such as Dave, Obama et all really have a bloody cheek lecturing ANYBODY about invading other countries: Iraq, Afghanistan springs to mind, still, must uphold Democracy must’nt we???Ukraine, wherever the hell it is, is NOT worth starting a nuclear holocaust over.

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      • 207
        Jolly nice chap says:

        Spot on Hamish. Toe-curlingly embarrassing watching yanks and EU oligarchs handing out biscuits. What a bunch of preening wankers. Or is that a type of bird? I get so confused when I’m on my meds…

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    • 56
      Whiffler says:

      Let’s see what happens tonight, in the Clegg & Dimbleby vs Farage debate

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      • 72
        RomaBob... says:

        60% Putin now…..

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      • 77
        jgm2 says:

        It’ll be the N*ick Gr*i**ff*in stitch-up all over again.

        The audience will be packed with pro-EU shills all shouting down Farage and cheering Clegg. Leni Riefenstahal would be familiar with the process.

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        • 130
          Fred the pensioner says:

          If that happens and Dimblebum cannot control the audience, Nigel should simply walk out. It will the become very clear to others watching all over the country just how crooked and distorted the BBC is.

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        • 155
          Lord Batsgit Baby Boomer says:

          Simblebums disgrace last week on QT where he allowed assorted ugly baying gayers to bait and interrupt the Coalition for Marriage woman shows how far his impartiality has fallen. Looks like a competition between him and Paxo to go ever gay left.

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    • 168
      R2D2 says:

      tweet, beep…..BURP!

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    • 200
      Anonymous says:

      Well said!

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  3. 3
    The only Country in Europe not to have a Parliament is England says:

    But it won’t stop the Dutch twatt and the EUSSR rocking up to the Bears door and pissing them off again and again until they get their way or in this case a bloody War!

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    • 13
      Anonymous says:

      Kippers would support Hitler if he were around today and the EU opposed him.

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      • 23
        Nigel says:

        I’m not allowed say anything. I’ll just nudge and wink

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      • 25
        Godwin says:

        FAIL

        stupid boy

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      • 28
        jgm2 says:

        Unlikely. Hitler was very much pro-European integration.

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        • 36
          Socialism is theft says:

          And Hitler was very much pro-expanding his territory – as the EU so obviously is.

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          • Toxic Labour for Spongers, Parasites, Criminals, Green Nazis, Peedos and other Wasters says:

            Is there any difference between the eu’s objectives and hitler’s?

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          • The Euro says:

            Hitler left Spain and Italy to run their own currencies.

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          • Funambulist says:

            Only this week that I learned that the Red Army invaded Poland in 1939 shortly after Hitler invaded. Co-operation under the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact apparently. There are photos of German and Russian officers greeting each other warmly on a bridge. Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany. So why didn’t they declare war on Hitler’s (then) pal Stalin?

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          • Twampersand mk II says:

            Funambulist – they don’t show the footage of Polish troops herding German nationals into concentration camps after summary arrest either.

            Some of the ‘concentration’ camps in Poland were built by the Poles, before the war, to put Germans in.

            And they wondered why Germany invaded.

            PS What was the point of starting the biggest war the world has ever seen to liberate Poland, only to let the Russkis have it for the next 50 years?

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          • One Word says:

            Katyn

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      • 35
        Socialism is theft says:

        If Hitler were around today he would be heading the EU and not from the sidelines as Merkel is.

        And at least Putin has been elected, unlike Rompuy, Barroso, Ashton, etc.

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      • 62
        MrNedward says:

        Nope. Hitler was a socialist. Nice try, but when you have to stoop to the level of raising Hitler in your arguments, then you have most probably lost the argument, very very badly.

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        • 201
          By the way says:

          Hitler was a Nazi. He only used the word ‘Socialist’ to CONvince the German Working Class that he supported them. Consider the following:

          The idea that workers controlled the means of production in Nazi Germany is a bitter joke. It was actually a combination of aristocracy and capitalism. Technically, private businessmen owned and controlled the means of production. The Nazi “Charter of Labor” gave employers complete power over their workers. It established the employer as the “leader of the enterprise,” and read: “The leader of the enterprise makes the decisions for the employees and laborers in all matters concerning the enterprise.”

          William Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960), p. 263.

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      • 102
        The only Country in Europe not to have a Parliament is England says:

        This Twatt froze his as off in BAOR during the cold war did you?

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      • 190
        Anonymous says:

        Hitler was a leftwit, you fool.

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        • 192
          Anonymous says:

          The EU was Hitlers dream.

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        • 202
          By the way (two) says:

          The likes of you understand, but are unwilling to admit, that Hitler was a hard-right Nazi.

          “While Hitler’s attitude towards liberalism was one of contempt, towards Marxism he showed an implacable hostility… Ignoring the profound differences between Communism and Social Democracy in practice and the bitter hostility between the rival working class parties, he saw in their common ideology the embodiment of all that he detested — mass democracy and a leveling egalitarianism as opposed to the authoritarian state and the rule of an elite; equality and friendship among peoples as opposed to racial inequality and the domination of the strong; class solidarity versus national unity; internationalism versus nationalism.”

          Alan Bullock, Hitler: A Study in Tyranny, abridged edition
          (New York: HarperCollins, 1971) page 228.

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          • Neocon is a stupid word. says:

            So the EU are Nazis and not Socialists.
            I’m learning a lot chum.
            Thanks.

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          • By the way (alternative) says:

            That was one oiks view in 1971 – it was bollox then and it’s bollox now.

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  4. 4
    Fascist bitch says:

    Someone posted this last night. Worth a watch. Her fascistic leanings are unmasked.

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    • 8
      Fascist bitch says:

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      • 17
        Ron Atkinson says:

        How dare Bacon call her on her racism……..

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        • 27
          Joe says:

          she came here as an asylum seeker, but she never says a thank you for this good deed, and she never has a good word to say about England – why did she invite herself over?

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      • 32
        Fishy says:

        Take a listen, if you dare, to the bizarre segment on the Lefty Today programme this morning, where the BBCs Head of Editorial Standards or something like that has a chat with Evan Davies and a Labour MP about shutting out climate sceptics. A completely contrived and choreographed debate where no-ne was debating anything – just agreeing that climate sceptics were something akin to the ‘Monster Raving Loony Party’.

        This was on top of anther non-debate where anti – EU activists, Farage in particular was disrespectfully described as ‘characters like that’. A Portugese politician responsible for EU relationships was asked about EU opposition in his country – only to tell us that there wasn’t any.

        The BBC have given up on impartiality – this morning it was listening to North Korean / Soviet style indoctrination.

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        • 49
          The MSM are cunts, especially the BBC says:

          I listened to it too and agree fully with your summary. It was fucking sinister to say the least.

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          • Pastor Bonhoeffer says:

            First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out ummm, I think I need to re-write that.

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          • The Archbishop of Cricklewood says:

            First they came for the socialists. And then the country was run democratically, waste and thefts from taxpayers decreased, the economy boomed and everyone enjoyed their freedom.

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          • Labour is the nasty party. says:

            The abolition of the TV tax should be in the Conservative manifesto.
            It would cost the country nothing and give most households a nice bonus.
            The only people it would hurt are the grossly wasteful and incompetent
            BBC . Win win for nearly everybody .

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        • 54
          Another Engineer says:

          You neglect the interview with the French marxist.

          I turned it off for Radio 3, where they at least have to stop talking for a while.

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        • 84
          Lord Stansted says:

          The BBC were never impartial.

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        • 204
          Anonymous says:

          “The BBC have given up on impartiality – this morning it was listening to North Korean / Soviet style indoctrination.”

          Take it that was meant to be some kind of bad joke? For only a right wing nut would make such a clearly false and over-the-top remark. If the BBC is hopelessly red, why have some of their reporters been talking-up the Tories?

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      • 222
        Poor Bloody Taxpayer says:

        She hates the English because her husband left her for a blonde English woman. She is a bitter and twisted racist.

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    • 37
      Rusty Bodangler says:

      Yes, merely opposing the EU is now to be made thoughtcrime, all media outlets must be controlled to stop this mental aberration.

      The ease with which the left can come up with this shit is terrifying.

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      • 51
        The MSM are cunts, especially the BBC says:

        …and sinister.

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        • 87
          MrNedward says:

          They are pushing a political agenda (Agenda21) and facts, reality and truth are NOT permitted to get in their way.

          You are correct, it is sinister. Extremely sinister.

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          • Fred the pensioner says:

            Time to refurbish the tumbrils again then by the look of it. Hasn’t been any decent entertainment at Marble Arch for years now.

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    • 60
      Colin the Meek says:

      She seemed to be getting increasingly upset about the existence of UKIP, which is a positive development.

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      • 71
        Not a Moos Culture Victim says:

        She is what we used to call, a daft cow.

        Unfortunately like the blessed Di, she ticks many boxes ensuring regular appearances on beeb channels and now Ch Five, equally unfortunately she also forgets what she is saying and ends in a silence mid sentence.

        Ridiculous woman.

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      • 97
        MrNedward says:

        She said she is very worried about UKIP. GOOD!

        The British people are very worried about people like her being given any position of influence. Anyone who has examined Islam and understands Taqiyya and the aims of creating an Islamic Caliphate under authoritarian sharia law, is rightly worried.

        The more loonies like Yasmin Alibhai Brown are worried the better.

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      • 218
        Sir Roger de Senseless says:

        Yes, that’s right. They have obviously passed the fake laughter and mockery stage; that hasn’t worked and now they’re starting to get worried.

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    • 68
      Persona non grata says:

      Pity for you that Ofcom doesn’t agree. Isn’t Uganda safe now?

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      • 120
        Lord Batsgit Baby Boomer says:

        Much safer now gayer practices outlawed. It’s a pity Princess Di couldn’t see the outcome of her early embrace for the back door merchants and the FACT that this remains the single most common cause of her treasured illness which of course was then blamed on everything but the gayers.

        As for Alibi Brown the clue is in the name, she married into the auto UK passport system and has spewed vile ever since Lievour discovered enrichment.

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    • 78
      Lord Stansted says:

      Miss Brown need to see a doctor. She is obviously troubled.

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      • 147
        Village Idiot says:

        …..I saw Kinnock and he is very uncomfortable: (I knew behavioural science would be useful)

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    • 198
      bill.i.am says:

      Stupid woman. Can anyone take her seriously? Except for those that watch such TV, of course. That’s what should be ‘controlled’.

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    • 205
      Neocon is a stupid word. says:

      When she says that working class people are listening and liking UK I, I thought she was going to burst into tears.
      Is she a comedienne ?

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  5. 5
    Disgruntled spad says:

    Bet my boss Cleggie voted for Putin as well – he knows how to keep himself in Champers…

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  6. 6
    still walking into darkness says:

    Putin’s a class apart from anyone on the world stage, Merkel Cameron Obama et al are mere children in comparison.

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    • 117
      Observer says:

      +1000

      I like the New Emperor of China as well

      Modest and quietly creating the largest economy on earth

      And taking hundreds of millions out of poverty

      The West is benighted by leaders without vision, apart, perhaps, from Frau Merkel

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      • 151
        Visionary says:

        ….Trouble is Merkels’ vision is the wrong vision!

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        • 185
          peech imspediment says:

          150… On celebrating her election victory Merkel removed the German flag and put it to one side when one of her colleagues brought it to the fore. That told me everything I need to know about her. She is 100% for the European superstate and when she visits Cameron I get a sick feeling in my stomach.

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  7. 9
    Vladimir Putin says:

    Great readers of dissident paper Independent know that we monitor all hits to site, so they know correct answer is glorious leader of Mother Russia for their own good.

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    • 180
      WoRaft Chihuahua says:

      It’s OK, Vlad. You won the competition when you had your chest waxed.

      All we are worried about is Angela wanting to show off her Brazilian in an effort to get even.

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  8. 10
    Anonymous says:

    Ukippers admiring a despot? Not quite sure this is something to celebrate. When socialists admired Stalin and the like, we called them traitors. Same here. Farage is a bigger traitor than any Europhile.

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    • 19
      henrywood says:

      “Which current leader do you most admire?”

      Farage’s answer: “As an operator, but not as a human being, I would say Putin. The way he played the whole Syria thing. Brilliant. Not that I approve of him politically. How many journalists in jail now?”

      What is wrong with that?

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      • 29
        Godwin says:

        Nothing is wrong with that, it’s just that the simpering lefty simpletons are extremely hard of thinking.

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      • 101
        Vladimir Putin says:

        “As an operator, but not as a human being, I would say Nick Clegg. The way he played the whole EU debate thing. Brilliant. Not that I approve of him politically. How many viewers in a boredom-induced coma now?”

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    • 22
      Dodgy D. Laws says:

      Morning, Nick.

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    • 30
      Correct says:

      + millions.

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    • 31
      still walking into darkness says:

      Mr Anonymous, not so much ‘admiring’ but respecting is a better word for it, as is jealousy in as much as he’s a leader standing up for the rights of his people versus the cretinous nature of what we’ve had for 20 years in this country

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      • 91
        RomaBob... says:

        The Left, bless ‘em, are so confused at the moment, they do not know who to support, hence their leaning towards extremists/freedom fighters in the Middle East :)

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        • 161
          MrNedward says:

          The “liberal” establishment left hate the libertarian leanining UKIP and describe them as fascists, yet laud the new dictatorship in Kiev which was created by REAL fascists. When the unelected EU leaders met the unelected leader of Ukraine, to condemn a peaceful, democratic referendum in Crimea, the left were silent.

          The “liberal” establishment left hate democracy and this country and her people.

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        • 188
          JH3245325-5e67645 says:

          Anyone who wants to destroy whi*te western civilisation is a safe bet as far as they are concerned.

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        • 219
          Sir Roger de Senseless says:

          “Activists”, Bob, “Activists”.

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    • 34
      Don't look this way, look over there says:

      Nah, it’s all about having a leader who isn’t a sissy and says what he means, in the EU that is sadly lacking, with leaders as slimy greasy turds who will change their minds as soon as they have checked the poll rating, some unelected leaders think they are mini Napoleans and if they had a chance would fight the bear with others in front while they stay in Brussels, our leaders are just slimy greasy turds who’s smell changes when the wind blows

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    • 110
      Aunt Sally Smear Watch says:

      Nice try, but no cigar

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  9. 11
    Murray's the man says:

    He tears Trashbin Alibaba Clown a new one.

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    • 26
      Ron Atkinson says:

      That’s the clip where that smug pompous bore paddy ‘unfaithful and untrustworthy’ Ashdown condescended to ask Murray ‘what age are you?’

      Hateful cùnt.

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    • 83
      Joe Public says:

      Simply another reason why I threw the TV out years ago listening to these talking heads like the totally ridiculous and out of date Ashdown, on a biased left wing programme chaired by a champagne socialist.
      Yasmin Alibi (sic) Brown has an excuse in that she is a BBC overexposed left wing idiot.

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    • 124
      CIA/MI6 says:

      We created OSM and Al Q

      Don’t forget that

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    • 156
      Anonymous says:

      So 2nd Lt Ashdown was to young to Fuck up in Aden then

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  10. 12
    Owen Jones says:

    Anyone who is a fan of the USSR, knows the future means cracking some eggs to make an omelette.

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  11. 14
    Putin patsy says:

    Incorrect result.

    Hold poll again, will get correct 98% result for Putin, 2% are of course “sick” or working too hard to vote.

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  12. 15
    Nigel says:

    They’re good value they are…my elite online cadres of batsh*t baby boomers.

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  13. 16
    ss says:

    Obama 13% more idiots about than I thought.

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    • 191
      JH3245325-5e67645 says:

      Just the usual drones unable to believe that their God-King is not as wonderful as they are programmed to believe.

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  14. 18
    Herman van Rumpboy says:

    This is clearly a remnant from your quaint English sense of humour.

    Why am I not on this list ?

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  15. 21
    Nick Clegg says:

    I’m sorry

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  16. 23
    Anonymous says:

    “Nigel’s Favorite World Leader Is Putin”
    nee Thatcher? If only the two could have come together when she was alive. To maybe have joined minds, and made an attempt to contact the cogent.
    “Who’s Yours?”
    Socrates might have proven an excelent one. If only he had remembered the space cadet induction briefing:When marooned on a planet of primates, always keep those bars between you and the indigenous inhabitants.

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  17. 40
    Ah! magic roundabout says:

    Girl neks vodka.
    Parents blame teachers
    Teachers blame Gove.

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    • 93
      Maggie Thatcher's Ghost says:

      I believe Michael Gove has taken over my position as being the cause of all Britain’s trouble since the 10th century as broadcast by the left wing media, unions, and the BBC.
      So sorry Michael.

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  18. 42
    Cable says:

    Putin? Remind me.

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    • 105
      Once inVinceable says:

      And the Post Office? What does it do? Are shares worthwhile investments? What is a speculator?

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  19. 43
    Don't look this way, look over there says:

    I see kick Farage has started, bBBC showing a poll for the car industry how many British car companies do we have? I thought they were all foreign owned, so the poll is garbage, I think the Libcraps are getting very worried, well the other parties will be even more worried next month.

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    • 167
      MrNedward says:

      Let the foriegn owners withdraw, leave the factories and take them over in cheap management buy-outs, we can design and build and export cars as well as anyone else in the world.

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    • 187
      peech imspediment says:

      43 I think Clegg is feeling a bit like Kerry after his Big Talk on Libya. .. “Mr. Putin, Hi, you may not know me but my name is Clegg… a-h-hm. British Deputy Prime Minister actually. I’ve got a small problem and I wonder if you could help me with it?”

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  20. 47
    Nemesis says:

    Putin is streets ahead of the usual crop of EU and UK leaders. If we had a leader like him there wouldn’t be any need for a coalition – whatever party had him would win hands down. To look at our three ‘leaders’ Cameron, Miliband and Clegg is quite depressing. Farage is good but not enough diversity of policies in Ukip.

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  21. 48
    Owen Jones says:

    Naming Fraser Nelson political journalist of the year is an absolute travesty.

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    • 57
      There are too many stupid award ceremonies says:

      Naming anyone ‘political journalist of the year’ is an utter waste of time.

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    • 63
      Bill Quango MP says:

      No awards again Owen? Never mind. Its not about the winning its about the taking part.

      I see your new paper picked up newspaper of the year, which most would agree upon. It really is printed on the softest paper of any broadsheet.

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    • 220
      Sir Roger de Senseless says:

      Why, wasn’t it his turn?

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  22. 59
    Bill Quango MP says:

    Putin up to 60% now.

    The progressives having a bit of a weep.
    Remember the time Radio 4 wanted listeners to choose a piece of legislation that an MP would try and pass on a private members bill.

    The poll picked a law allowing homeowners to shoot intruders.
    The BBc editors spluttered into their camomile.

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  23. 65
    CyberNat says:

    What a about Alex Salmond? Why is he not there? He’s a giant amongst politicians.

    Vote ‘YES’. I am.

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  24. 69
    JH3245325-5e67645 says:

    The left are losing control of the prevailing discourse, and they are shitting themselves.

    They have nothing left to offer except accusations of racism/xenophobia to get their way.

    I hope they enjoyed their little time in the sun.

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    • 126
      Hippabbottamus says:

      As long as I have 5 rice and peas a day I will not be beaten.

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    • 166
      Village Idiot says:

      …Little time?…..I have put up with the “Left EU Lovers” since 1975,it would be nice to have a little time with Common Sense politics that ditches the EU and stands up for the United Kingdom,it could get nasty as hell hath no fury like a Lefty”that does not get its own,intolerant way!
      …..Local UKIP office getting Hate calls!…..They,the EU lovers,are getting worried!…The games up!

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      • 170
        MrNedward says:

        The left is just full of hate, prejudice and vile hypocricy.

        It is about time that they were confined to the dustbin of history.

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  25. 74
    Kyle Reese says:

    Listen and understand. That Balls is out there. He can’t be bargained with. He can’t be reasoned with. He doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And he absolutely will not stop, ever, until you vote Labour.

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    • 94
      JH3245325-5e67645 says:

      No, he won’t stop until the last productive person in the country gives their last penny to the state.

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    • 148
      Anonymous says:

      It would be like putting a junkie in charge of the drugs cabinet at the rehab unit to let them in again

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  26. 81
    Biased Broadcasting Corporation says:

    Just shows you the utter contempt in which most people now hold British politicians and the British political system. A sad day when the majority hold up a Russian dictator as a person to be admired for the way he administers his country.

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    • 85
      Newton says:

      The pendulum swings
      both ways
      like the libdems

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    • 107
      Joe Public. says:

      We also hold the BBC in TOTAL contempt of its support of Putin, Obama, Hollande, GLT, Miliband etc, etc to further their own left wing agenda, and ignore the needs of Britain and its inhabitants.

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    The Daily Gaily says:

    He is strong and muscular and…… Oh. But he is horrid. So we say no to Mr Putrid.

    But mr Farahe says he is in favour of our marriages but we know doesn’t like us one little bit so there and we will be with Darling Clegg tonight.

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    C O (Ξ7m) says:

    It would appear that the R’ussian’s are using online media in a concerted effort to manipulate public opinion.

    In any case – a poll which suggests who you should vote for in the title is not really valid.

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    • 133
      A democrat says:

      If you lose an election

      Change the electorate, sunshine

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      • 154
        C O (Ξ7m) says:

        Not sure what you are on about there.

        In terms of provokatsiya, such a poll as this would serve some value, but folk in the UK should be aware that their opinion counts for nothing as regards the decisions being made by R’ussia.

        If the poll is majority UK and serious votes are being cast, this reflects an ignorance of the politics at play in R’ussia on the part of the UK.

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    • 178
      Smack My Nigella Up says:

      “It would appear that the Russian’s are using online media in a concerted effort to manipulate public opinion.”

      Quite unlike the EU then?

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  30. 95
    Persona non grata says:

    I’m sure I saw a clip where Farage picked up “Political nuisance of the year” or something. And he gave a little speech telling them he knew they all hated him, and he was going to fuck them all up in May, or words to that effect.

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  31. 99
    Village Idiot says:

    Now the wests military adventures in Afghan and Iraq are ending,they need to create new tensions to enable the Arms Industry to build more weapons for a concocted “Cold War”,which will keep money pouring into these industries!
    Putin and his Russian politicians are far more in tune and far more intelligent than “the rest”……Our western politicos,are more concerned with same-sex marriage,human rights and maintaining a broken,corrupt institution,the EU…..Please have a good one Mr Farage!

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    • 111
      C O (Ξ7m) says:

      Seeing as the US defence budget is being cut, that is a particularly odd view.

      UK should cut social security / Europe costs and increase its defence spending as there is a clear existential threat to defend against now.

      The Cold War never ended.

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      • 136
        jgm2 says:

        Of course the Cold War never ended. On whose orders do you think Brown destroyed the UK economy? Do you think it was his own fucked-up head that came up with that strategy?

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      • 141
        Bill Quango MP says:

        Not only is the US cutting its defence budget , as are all European countries, but the US military is fiddling its own figures.

        On some website somewhere I read ex USN people were complaining that the new ship counting data includes all sorts of craft that have never been included before in the front line navy figures.
        Tugs and trawlers and probably the Presidential yacht and the boat rides at Disneyland.

        Anyway , the navy people reckon about 15% of the fleet is bogus. Or not bogus. just false accounting. They used to be warships. Now they are paper warships.

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        • 158
          C O (Ξ7m) says:

          Need to be super careful with sources at present as there is a lot of dezinformatsiya floating about.

          US Navy is still strong, but its relative strength has diminished particularly as the Ch!nese / !ndian Navy’s have been increasing power.

          The R’ussian Navy is the one to look at for real false accounting.

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          • jgm2 says:

            I was in Vladivostok a couple of years ago and quite looking forward to seeing the Russian pacific fleet.

            There were two or three rusty looking ships parked up and that was it. Maybe a single destroyer that looked in reasonably good shape. The rest were fit for the breakers yard.

            I guess in a world of ICBMs, drones, cruise missiles etc etc that huge navies are increasingly obsolete. Good for projecting power against the defenceless but fuck all use against anybody who can conjure a missile out of fresh air and shove it into the bridge.

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      • 194
        Guns not bombs says:

        Putin doesn’t give a sh1t about the UK, and our defence spending is high enough.

        What we need is a couple of decades without a pointless foreign war to piss our money away on.

        We (the UK defence establishment) would be much better off spending our remaining quids on hand-held automatic weapons to ensure the streets of our country are safe from the internal threats. Inshallah.

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    • 173
      Village Idiot says:

      ….My point was that by creating the tensions,it would give politicians a reason to halt defence cuts,or to adjust the defence budgets to the new scenario!..Who wins?

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  32. 108
    Once inVinceable, soon to be Lord Rock says:

    About eighty per cent pro Putin now.

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  33. 113
    The News says:

    London and the South East are today experiencing a smog/pollution alert and you are advised not to go out or exercise whilst this lingering smog is present.

    In other news, an overweight North London MP went to an ‘all you can eat’ curry house recently and on leaving burped and said ‘I’m full’.

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  34. 115
    Troughing Cronies of the Status Quo says:

    This is getting serious. We need to get as many negative stories as we can out there to the plebs. Otherwise the taxpayer-funded lifesyles of ourselves, our families and our mates are under threat. Get to it!

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  35. 116
    Boris Carloffe says:

    Idiot Clegg has just been on Sky News, saying no-one is prepared to tell the truth pn the virtue of EU Membership, so he is.

    Clegg-the truth. That is his biggest lie

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  36. 118
    Gaydar Dave says:

    Only 3%! What was the point of trying to harvest all those bumbandit votes?

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    • 121
      Political bumsex says:

      That extra 2% boosts his approval from 1%.

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      • 174
        Dirtbox Dave - queen of the homos says:

        But at least I’ve consolidated the bumbasher vote by sending a little notelet to all those who took each other up the aisle last Saturday.

        Can’t wait to slip into something more comfortable when Sam’s cross dressing little brother finds the man of his dreams.

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    • 123
      The Public says:

      There wasn’t one. In fact, you just pissed off large swathes of the public.

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  37. 122
    Putins Psychiatrist says:

    Actions speak louder than words,so he’s not misunderstood

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  38. 129
    Bollocks Broadcasting Corporation says:

    Our internal polling shows that 120% would not vote for Farage.

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  39. 131
    Garfield says:

    So the only reason Farage leads the poll Guido is cos there are a lot of UKIPPERS on the net, not because that is what the public think. Glad to see your weekend course with the BBC is bearing fruit.

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    • 135
      C O (Ξ7m) says:

      How do you know those who voted are actually UKIP supporters ?

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    • 138
      A democrat says:

      I think the net is infested with too much leftie crap

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    • 145
      The Public says:

      Is it not inherent in ANY poll held on the internet that the people who reply are the people on the internet? By your reasoning all online polling is invalid because it only includes people who go online. So we had been abolish the government’s online petitions, eh?

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    • 195
      It's not as hard as you think it is says:

      A lot of UKIP supporters = Public

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  40. 139
    The Public says:

    62%

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  41. 142
    E. Bola says:

    Coming to your neighbourhood soon.

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  42. 163
    SPAD says:

    Since there are English speaking minorities all over the world, surely Cameron can emulate Putin by annexing them, thereby raising his popularity? Easy peasy. Maybe start with the easy ones like Canada (sans Quebec), before tackling USA

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  43. 169
    The Public says:

    How did Cameron gets so high in the poll?

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  44. 177
    Smack My Nigella Up says:

    Since when was Cameron a ‘World Leader’????

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  45. 179
    David Dimblebore says:

    I’m neutral

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  46. 189
    Anonymous says:

    They really are getting desperate.Political giant Rifkind now unleashed on Farage.These attacks merely increase the UKIP vote by the shedload.Calamity on the other hand will provide yet more reasons not to vote for him in tonights debate.

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  47. 193
    Tom Twatson says:

    Putin is now at 68%, so I wonder how Cleggy will respond to that this evening. No doubt he’ll try to do his Houdini impression once again!

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  48. 208
    Anonymous says:

    Anyone got the video clip of Dimbleby`s face on QT when Starkey pointed out that Dimbleby was part of the hereditary establishment ?
    He looked similarly peeved when James Goldsmith pointed out the byzantine complexity of the Dimbleby family publishing companies.

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  49. 209
    Max Clifford is goin down says:

    Its a serious poll. Putin stands up for the national interest and this is good domestic politics. Cameron flip flops and poddles to Europe and the US and lets in immigrants, talks about wind farms and gay marriage and other economically useless projects while the country flails – massive debt, unemployment (albeit falling but due to poorer paid employment ie downshift in tax revenues and lilving standards), banks supported by cheap govt money and depositors rewarded with low rates.Pensioners getting 50% on their annuities of what they got 5yrs ago and Pru CEO gets 8m pay package. Putin looks like a man of action prepared to give the bird to the hairdresser crowd in the EU and we already know Obama lacks any teeth when it comes to foreign policy. Russia isn’t unpredictable at all, pure RealPolitik – Crimea is strategically important for the Black Sea Fleet. From their perspective we have fermented revolutions and coups to unhinge their sea ccess (Syria port to Med and Ukrain Black Sea). At the smae time US is putting bases in the Baltic, they have Turkey and Australia and Germany and UK and Brits in Cyprus etc as well access via Israel.

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  50. 212
    Peter Martin says:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/3981823.stm

    “In the run up to the US presidential election, the left-wing paper identified the area as a vote-swingers hotspot… Mr Katz denies the experiment backfired.”

    Whatever happened to him?

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