A Ukip spokesman issued furious retort, saying: “Mr Jones is probably unaware that in the US, the 11th is the day of commemoration.
“For Mr Farage to have worn a poppy would have been an egregious example of virtue signalling. Something normal for the likes of Mr Jones, but an anathema to Mr Farage.
“Mr Jones’ statement reads more like the ‘look-at-me’ vapourings of the Lib Dems than the words of a serious man.
“It’s sad to see how far the Labour Party has fallen.”
But the snipe posed an awkward dilemma for Farage, as people pointed out his own ally and long-time financier of Ukip appeared for a photo on the same trip donning one.
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