Ukip’s new leader has claimed the press are being controlled by a ‘traitor class’ which is ‘conspiring with foreign powers’ towards Brexit.
Richard Braine, who took the helm of the Eurosceptic celebration ultimate week, stated there used to be an ‘EU federalist class’ controlling the media, as he lashed out on the ‘bias’ in Brexit reporting.
Speaking at a press convention in Westminster, Mr Braine stated: ‘We’ve noticed Sir Nick Clegg getting an excessively, very well-paid activity at Facebook to be sure that no person can break out with announcing what they shouldn’t say on Facebook.
‘And we are seeing the press being controlled. You have a duty to be impartial and objective as journalists, so do that because the reporting of Brexit has been so biased for so long now.’
Pressed on who he concept used to be controlling the media, Mr Braine stated: ‘I believe they’re being controlled by an EU federalist elegance – I imply I might move as far as to mention a traitor elegance – people who find themselves conspiring with international powers towards the folk of this nation.
‘If you look at, for instance, BBC Question Time panellists over the last three years… statistically it’s means off the size in the case of bias. They rarely put actual Leave supporters on that display.’