UKIP is a raggedy concoction of the dregs and peripherals of society. Its activists, councillors, MPs, MEPs, parliamentary and council candidates, and chairpersons of various propaganda subgroups are easily categorised by a finite list of types.
1) Tory careerists
Only a few MPs in the Tory party are able to acquire senior positions that lead to political celebrity and visibility, that subsequently lead to lucrative post-political career consultancy posts. If a careerist wants to make the most dosh out of her or his election as an MP then occasional garbled nonsense from the backbenches is insufficient.
Reckless and Carswell had made little impact as Tory MPs; both were lost within the twitching blob several rows behind Cameron. Reckless’ main claim to fame was his inability to open a door due to drunkenness. In UKIP, both are out front, grinning stupidly next to Farage as if he and they have farted simultaneously, slobbering media jostling around…
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