Where did Tony Blair get his views on UKIP from? Could it be... David Cameron?

This morning Tony Blair dismissed UKIP’s success in the European Elections, saying the party “had no solutions to the problems of the 21st Century”.

He said: “Attitudes that are closed-minded, anti-immigrant, anti-EU, ‘stop the world I want to get off’, those attitudes don’t result in economic prosperity or power and influence in the world.”

But LondonLovesBusiness.com has discovered that Blair’s “stop the world I want to get off” comment has been used in relation to UKIP before, and by none other than his old House of Commons sparring partner David Cameron.

Cameron used the words in defence of his 2006 description of UKIP as “a bunch of […] fruitcakes and loonies and closet racists”.

Cameron later said: “I was making a general point that they are the ‘stop the world I want to get off’ party.”

With recent reports that a “private understanding” exists between the pair, are Blair and Cameron getting a bit too close for comfort?

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  • Anonymous

    They've always been too close for comfort. Same party, same left of centre agenda, same hunger for corporate global power, and same arrogance when it comes their belief that they have a divine right to rule and to agitate for war in other peoples' countries. Same traitorous behaviour towards Britain in their systematic destruction of everything we value.

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