LISTEN: Remain Activist Says Bob Geldof Has DAMAGED Campaign

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A Labour party activist aboard Bob Geldof’s anti-Brexit boat yesterday has slammed the “billionaire being condescending to fishermen” who used “his money in order to drown out” “working class people”. She said the “condescending” musician had “harmed” the Ramin campaign. Mr. Geldof, who is set to appear on BBC Question Time this evening, has defended his actions by comparing leaving the European Union (EU) to taking the UK into the war in Iraq. Bethany Pickering – a self-described “socialist, feminist, environmentalist” – walked off the anti-Brexit boat yesterday in “disgust”, “apologis[ing]” on behalf of the Labour In Campaign. Last night she described the scene to LBC Radio. “We didn’t expect it would be a billionaire being condescending to fishermen. And we didn’t expect that it would be as vicious as it was. “There was a lot of negativity… and that’s something I’m really disappointed in as a Remain voter and someone who has campaigned for Remain.” Ms. Pickering added: “I think potentially Bob Geldof did a lot of damage [to the Remain campaign], especially among the fishing communities that weren’t sure how they were going to vote. “Again, it was a very patronising thing. It was very much mocking the issues that