In response to Kathy Gyngell: Shore was right then and he is still right now, Nick Booth wrote:
If it wasn’t for the benevolent rule of Jean-Claude Juncker, we wouldn’t be able to travel to Spain on holiday, eat Goodfellas pizza (made and frozen in Eire) or use words like Schadenfreude.
That’s what the racist Vote Leavers don’t realise.
They want us to go back to a supposed golden era when, er, Britain always had a tradition of welcoming people from overseas.
They want us to go back to a time when police forces from different European nations would work together in some sort of Interpol organisation.
Without Angela Merkel’s unilateral decision to let in two million unskilled loveless 30-year-old men who identify as children, we would never be able to drink Latte or buy Pret a Manger sandwiches from tax-avoiding chain stores.
That’s what Nigel Farage doesn’t realise. And the irony is, his ancestors were French.
There was a funny joke about this on a comedy show on Radio 4.