LISTEN – Quick Fire Kassam: Gaunty Grills Raheem on UKIP Leadership Bid

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Raheem Kassam joined radio host Jon Gaunt who grilled him on a whole range of topics related to his bid for leadership of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). Breitbart London editor-in-chief Raheem Kassam recently touched down in the UK and announced his bid for leadership of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). Mr. Kassam spoke on the radio Friday with host Jon Gaunt who grilled the Breitbart London editor about issues from radical Islam to party unity and the proper role for the BBC. According to Mr. Kassam UKIP is currently undergoing an “existential crisis” a sentiment he has repeated often since announcing his bid for the leadership. Mr. Gaunt asked whether he thought that UKIP had a purpose for existing now that the referendum had been won. Mr. Kassam told him that the party was needed to both make sure that Brexit happened but also to be the real opposition party because of the failings of the Labour party. Mr. Kassam’s comments on Twitter have also become a source of some controversy as he often takes to the platform to confront those in the media and on the left, usually with colourful language. Kassam said that, “Twitter is Twitter, it’s fun,