Whatever happened to the racist rabble-rousers? A terrorist attack carried out by someone with a warped vision of Islam should be rich pickings for far-right extremists to whip up some hate.
Instead we have Ukip’s Paul Nuttall, a man who would struggle to whip up a trifle.
Sensing his own descent into irrelevance, Mr Nuttall is trying to rebrand the party of racists into the party of rickets, professing to be concerned only about the vitamin D levels of Muslim women…
… Maureen Vines, a former local Ukip treasurer, mocked him this week as an “idiot” who would probably turn up looking for votes in the north of England with a whippet and a flat cap.