VIDEO: Masked Left Wing Thugs Shut Down Nigel Farage Brexit Bus Tour

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“Undemocratic” masked, left-wing activists shouted down and physically disrupted Nigel Farage’s planned visit to Northampton, forcing it to be cancelled. The UKIP leader had been due to speak in Northampton town centre yesterday afternoon as part of his Brexit Bus Tour. Users of social media claimed the masked activists were from hard left ‘anti-racists’ groups Hope Not Hate and Stand up to UKIP. UKIP MEP Roger Helmer, who represents the East Midlands constituency in which Northampton sits, also said they had been carrying eggs that they planned to hurl at Mr. Farage. “How come people who call themselves ‘Hope not Hate’ adopt aggressive Fascist tactics, and oppose free speech?” he wrote on Twitter. There were angry exchanges between approximately 80 UKIP supporters and a group of 40 aggressive protesters prior to the UKIP leader’s planned arrival in the Market Square. One banner read “f*** off Nigel,” and the protesters shouted slogans such as: “Say it loud, say it clear: refugees welcome here”. They also accused UKIP supportersof being “ignorant,” and some UKIP supporters called the protesters “nasty”. “Some masked anarchists turned up, and we were advised it was going to turn ugly and nasty and not become a credible debate – which is