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A rough trade almost always ending in failure - political realities

We often hear criticism of politicians, easy life, living on the pig's back, 'sure, what do they do for their money' etc but is it a lot tougher than we like to think?

We often hear criticism of politicians, easy life, living on the pig's back, "sure what do they do for their money" etc but is it a lot tougher than we like to think? Presenter Audrey Carville meets a retired leader, a vanquished candidate and a commentator to discuss some political realities.

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1 hour, 45 minutes