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Can You Guess What Nigel Farage Has Blamed On Immigrants?

Nigel Farage blames immigrants for the Matrix sequels and Jar Jar Binks.

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  1. 1. Nigel Farage blamed immigrants for traffic on the M4.

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  2. 2. Nigel Farage blamed immigrants for the fact that children don't play football in the road so much any more.

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    “I want to live in a community where our kids play football in the streets of an evening and live in a society that is at ease with itself," says Farage, but he doesn't because "if you have immigration at these sorts of levels integration doesn’t happen.

  3. 3. Nigel Farage blamed immigration for the fact that it's hard to get a table at short notice at his local Chinese restaurant.

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    Totally made that up.

  4. 4. Nigel Farage says that immigration has made Britain's food get worse.

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    Farage actually believes – or at least reports that other people believe – that immigration has actually made the food better, and "jollified" Britain, and "that's great".

  5. 5. Nigel Farage blamed immigrants for the fact that he turned up late to a party.

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    It's that immigrant-based traffic on the M4 again, which caused Mr Farage to be late for a £25-a-head UKIP reception.

  6. 6. Nigel Farage blamed immigrants for making him uncomfortable on his commute.

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    Nigel didn't hear people speaking English on his train out of London once, and didn't like it: "I don't feel very comfortable in that situation," he said.

  7. 7. Nigel Farage blames immigrants for hurting the economy.

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    He thinks GDP has gone up, but "it's actually not very hard to do that if you have uncontrolled immigration".

  8. 8. Nigel Farage blames immigrants for the British Ebola cases.

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    He does however blame them for the rise in tuberculosis and wants to ban HIV-positive people from migrating to Britain.

  9. 9. Nigel Farage blames immigrants for the increased popularity of UKIP.

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    Specifically, Nigel says that Irish immigrants are lending “substantial and growing support” to his party.

  10. 10. Nigel Farage blames the children of immigrants for making it hard to find a school place for his own children.

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    Nigel Farage's own children are the children of an immigrant: his German wife, Kirsten Mehr.

Tom Chivers is a science writer for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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