By The Washington Post | PUBLISHED: May 20, 2019 at 10:54 am | UPDATED: May 20, 2019 at 11:04 am By Jennifer Hassan | Washington Post LONDON – Angry Britons are fighting against hate speech and unpopular far-right campaigners with an unlikely weapon: the milkshake. In recent weeks, the act of “milkshaking” has become a symbol of protest on British soil, with Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage becoming the latest target in a string of attacks that have seen dairy-based drinks dashed at controversial European election candidates during events across the country. Farage had been campaigning Monday in the city of Newcastle for only around 20 minutes when a 32-year-old man hurled a drink at him, covering his suit in a sticky liquid that the attacker later confirmed was a banana and salted caramel milkshake from Five Guys that cost $6.68 (£5.25). Soon after the attack, a visibly shaken Farage can be heard reprimanding his security team for their inability to protect him successfully. In a widely circulated video, he can be heard saying: “complete failure” and “how did you not stop that?” In the background, witnesses of the attack can be heard laughing as Farage attempts to make a… Read full this story
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