Farage Doubles Down: ‘Taxpayer-Funded Multiculturalism’ Has Hurt Europe

A Muslim neighbourhood in Birmingham, England

On Monday’s broadcast of “Fox & Friends,” Nigel Farage, member of the European Parliament and Leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), echoed a claim he had made in recent days regarding so-called multiculturalism in the wake of last week’s attacks on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Farage explained how barriers to assimilation by immigrants in European countries, including in his home nation of Britain, have been created by this push for multiculturalism, mainly the “no-go zones”

“I go to New York and i see all sorts of different people from all over the world who came to New York in the last couple of hundred years. and who in the melting pot, all got an identity, a New York identity, an American identity…”

…“[T]axpayer-funded multiculturalism has encouraged them to keep speaking their own languages and to live within their own communities, thereby fostering further division,” he added…

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Nigel Farage risked sparking fresh outrage today after claiming European governments bore some ‘culpability’ for the Paris massacres.

The Ukip leader blamed Western foreign policy and mass immigration for ‘much of what has happened’.

He also blames foreign policy. I would not have agreed with him a few years ago, but increasingly I am coming to agree:

‘Just think about foreign policy – from Afghanistan through Iraq, through Libya and even the attempt to arm the rebels in Syria.