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Let sleeping politicians lie...

Mark Sandell Mark Sandell | 13:12 UK time, Tuesday, 19 September 2006

What's the old gag about how you know when a politician is lying ; you'll see their lips move. Do you need a certain level of dishonesty to get on in the back stabbing world of politics? Ferenc Gyurcsany, the Hungarian PM says he won't resign despite being recorded saying he'd repeatedly misled his own country. So, do you need to be untruthful to get on? Whether to protect state secrets, or other individuals or for what you think is the country's best interests?
Or do you think it's a cynical view and there are plenty of straight, honest politicians out there?
We'll talk with you about it on today's show..


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