How bad is the European debt crisis?
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage weighs in
- Duration 5:48
- Date Oct 9, 2012
UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage weighs in
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I'm sorry but up about performance -- -- but you -- -- but I don't want to be reduced.
If you Randi.
You have the charisma of a -- Iraq by the parents of the late great Bangkok.
The question that I -- lost.
The question that I won -- lost that little bit lost is -- -- -- like that that -- yet.
You know I put it ahead -- you.
I would like to -- -- president.
-- -- Years ago seem to dangers every European Commission a whole union.
That we learns.
Present day isn't what it was cracked up to -- the leader of the -- today.
Independence party Nigel for us as -- have you thank you very much who were you specifically address and -- unelected GAAP as yet not sworn in.
President yet but little dull ma'am but I was talking to that with a -- whose -- providers he wasn't happy bunny what we have till.
He had just been appointed.
And I repeat appointed.
The president of Europe the president of 500 million people a nondescript bureaucrat named Herman van rompuy.
He looks like professor Erwin Corey.
Hyundai progress I have a point was what are we doing my boy -- my point walls -- not I don't wanna live.
In united states of Europe anyway because I think Europe has such different countries different languages different histories.
But if you were going to build.
The united states of Europe surely you wouldn't turn the clock back a thousand years and abolish democracy.
And finish up with the president of the been appointed who cattle be -- I'm that was my basic point you get penalized for those of yes they find me it was the -- won't find -- the European Parliament themselves find me and it was the maximum fine in the what was what buys it was 3000 and -- made it.
I've played it I had no choice they just don't get out of a money real but yep yep -- had this brings in -- You learning about the very things that are now causing riots.
Across Greece and Europe today O riots and I think much -- to come to be -- -- -- you -- that.
Listen if he -- Greek.
I'm in the country that actually invented democracy but I know the Greeks -- -- -- taxes may have a different culture of Greece is now ruled.
By three foreign bureaucrats.
One from the European Commission 1 from the European Central Bank -- one from the IMF.
An organization whose I'm I'm I'm afraid gone downhill along with the European Commission same -- by the way and it's as the world's end for stink here charts and yes it does say that today that you agree.
That I agree with -- what I find extraordinary is that America Oracle's provides 18% of the money.
The so American money is actually being used -- well don't tell us to do about it.
I would say the get a grip you all the biggest -- with the IMF.
Get a grip get rid of this youthful woman Christine Lagarde who was -- the IMF effectively.
Into an offshore post of the European -- she's been criticizing the way we conduct our.
Fiscal policy of United States some of the criticism is warranted but she goes after the very people are trying to.
Corrective which makes him -- -- steak and diet and playing has lost salary a week she pays nine -- He led the great battle that's going on -- happening in America it's happening in Europe this battle of bureaucracy vs democracy and I want to get democracy back.
And people like Herman van rompuy and Christine Lagarde the IMF should not become -- wooden shelves.
-- -- settlement Hans Christian Anderson characters but -- address do you get a sense though that.
All the world has it has hit an inflection point more government less government and that -- in the United States that's the essence of our.
But before election four weeks from today.
-- my oversimplified what the big difference is this you actually have an election debate -- that you can vote for a candidate that goes to Washington and fundamentally changes.
The tax structure bureaucracy.
The legislation in this country what's happened in Europe.
Is nation state democracy has been subverted time actually been given to people like the European president.
And it doesn't matter how we valued in a British general election.
Because always doing it with putting into ten Downing Street a manager -- -- I -- -- -- of about some of these characters you're huge exception in my front.
Do -- -- us that this -- character what do -- -- candidates because I know you have some strong views on this fellow Sony might be -- rent.
This prizes was not originated in Europe.
Since you mentioned must America these -- wasn't rejected us America.
If I don't it was -- -- Because here's the thing he sounded French there I know it's Portuguese -- but I know has lived all over Europe but we consider in French with the attitude.
Because remind people forget whether he's French forget with a -- Portuguese he's the kind of he had a full -- Communist.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- You're the most extreme -- element is a night.
And the European analysts I had my suspicion the European government is dominated by Communists and dominated by people will heights.
Well why can't you guys like you get a roll of a prominent role instead of always being.
Find well I didn't well a little problem bro I know that I'm you know I'm one of the seven Greek leaders in the European Parliament.
There where is the winning wind what at the moment they've got the majority but there was a democratic revolution taking place across Northern Europe.
In a country like Finland and the -- -- true friends who are against the bailouts and against this this whole crazy system.
Of surrendering democracy.
Nearly won the general election last year -- -- -- -- back in the United Kingdom.
We've now -- -- -- take him live dams with lead in the polls there is hope there is optimism all people need to do is to stand up and stop voting differently.
We -- makes you -- I love people who put people to come right in front of their faces.
I've never stab anybody in the back -- always do it in the from.
-- that everyone enjoys that except that that in court guys but cooking a good idea about that we did not cut other fronts thank you so someone I can honored --