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Here is how Nigel Farage can avoid being the Brexit Icarus and see us fly out of the EU to freedom

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Nigel Farage reaching out to Boris Johnson
Nigel Farage reaching out to Boris Johnson Credit: PA

As Greek legend tells it, in a bid to regain his freedom and escape the dominion of a foreign land, Icarus took to the sky, borne aloft by hand-made wings fashioned from wood, feathers and wax.  But, enticed by the golden glow of the sun, Icarus flew too high. The sun’s heat melted the wax that secured the feathers to his wings. Icarus plummeted into the sea. He drowned in his own tragedy.   

It is a morality tale that Nigel Farage would do well to heed.    

To remain relevant now that Boris Johnson has firmly re-positioned the Conservatives as a party of “Leave, deal or no deal, come what may”, Farage must now pivot to become both a Brexit kingmaker – by not contesting safe and marginal Tory...

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