Broken TV Screen Turns Nigel Farage Into Accidental Hitler

Right-wing politician falls victim to satirically-minded dead pixels.

1. So a screen at the BBC’s Salford headquarters has a bit of a fault, with squares of dead pixels. Sadly for UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, this has turned him into Hitler.

As spotted by BBC Sports journalist Olly Foster. (Slightly ridiculously, he’s now had to delete the tweet and apologise.)

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2. It’s probably not an ideal look if you’re the leader of a right-wing, anti-immigration political party.

Especially not when you’re halfway through a sentence talking about Enoch Powell.

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3. It really is a very precise Accidental Hitler.

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4. Really.

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5. It’s also oddly familiar to Father Ted fans:

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Tom Phillips is the UK editorial director for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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