The problem is not that our politicians are more devious but that we have stopped caring

As a man of tremendous integrity, humanity and constitutional understanding, Hennessy is the embodiment of what a “good chap” might look like. But the theory itself is more doubtful, either as an account of the past or an explanation for the present. As such, it risks misdescribing both the source of Britain’s problems and what it will take to fix them… More here.

Excellent article which goes some way to explaining how we are where we are today.