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Constituents’ willingness to overlook deception may depend, in part, on whether politicians lie well and with a good purpose.
Clowns and jesters have positively contributed to society for centuries. Calling politicians ‘clowns’ is a disservice to them.
Is a “good” politician one who is good at making dirty deals and engages in sleazy behaviour only in their personal life, or is unethical behaviour in personal life likely to translate into bad ethical character in public life?
Does it matter to people what consequences there should be for politicians who break rules or mislead parliament? Yes, they want ministers to be kept in constant check by parliament, courts and the public at large.