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13/05/2014 09:38 BST | Updated 13/05/2014 09:59 BST

Most People Under 70 Are 'Uncomfortable' About Ukip

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 08: UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at the launch of their local election campaign on May 8, 2014 in London, England. At a rally last night Mr Farage countered claims that his Ukip was a racist party, accusing sections of the media of stirring up hatred against them. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Huffington Post UK Comedy has learned that most people under 70 find Ukip “distasteful if not viscerally repugnant”.

“When I was growing up, Ukip simply didn't exist," one told us. "I accept that the world has moved on - but I still hold the view that it's wrong."

When HuffPost UK Comedy asked under-70s how they felt about Ukip, which was formed in 1993, most of them said it still made them feel "uncomfortable".

“There are a lot of people in this country who are disconcerted by the change in the traditional meaning of tolerance," said one. "I understand Ukip candidates have different views - but I don't see why I should tolerate them if they're homophobic ones.”

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