The event seemed doomed from the start.
Earlier today, it emerged that Ukip would be holding a ‘mini-carnival’ in Croydon in an attempt to counter recent accusations that the party is racist. The main attraction would be Nigel Farage.
The thought of the Ukip leader embracing Afro-Caribbean traditions in hope of appealing to ethnic minority voters was just too good for most journalists to miss, so they were out in force when the event kicked-off earlier this afternoon.
The main story of the day centred around the steel drum group who had been booked to play the event. Apparently, they had no idea that…
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